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CHAPTER EIGHT

(Of course they do, thought Reginald.Who wouldn't?)
`If you'll forgive me, Mrs. Wellard, that isn't quite what Grace meant.'
`Hildersham means you don't really examine the drains, darling.' Sylvia examining drains. What a horrible idea.
`Now, now, Mr. Wellard !'
`Pass him something, Grace,' said Hildersham goodhumouredly. `I'm talking seriously to Mrs. Wellard.'
Sylvia looked adorably puzzled.
`If you were behind the scenes,' said Hildersham with one of his impressive metaphors, `you would know what I mean. Water, electric light, gas, would simply revolutionize their lives. Revolutionize them.'
`Oh !' said Sylvia.
`And all this from a churchwarden!' murmured Reginald to himself.
`What do you mean?' He became heavily and not unattractively playful. `You go and write another book, old man. Let's see, what are you up to now? Twenty-fifth edition or something, is it?'
`What did you mean, darling?'
`Yes,' said Grace. `Tell us.'
`Oh, nothing very much. Only it always seems to me that the more a man is conscious of the immortality of the spirit, the more he discounts spiritual values in this world. You, Mrs. Hildersham, believe that we are preparing our souls for the adventure of the next world. That adventure lasts, you believe, for ever - immortality - and we've only got an infinitesimally short time here for preparation. How shall we spend our time?'
He looked up at Sylvia and found himself caught in the depths of her eyes. Blue, blue-violet, periwinkle blue - how would you describe them? Such a short

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