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CHAPTER NINE

Lena shook her head at the valley. `We can't leave it like that,' she said.
`Well, what do you propose to do about it?'
`I don't know. That's the trouble. I can't do anything.' After a little she went on: `Saying "Thank-you" seems so silly.'
`It's idiotic. I'm doing this for my own sake. Or do I represent the Society for the Preservation of Rural Amenities? I'm not quite sure. Anyway, Colebys mean nothing to me. Who are they? I don't know them.'
`Tom would rent it from you. I'm sure he would do that.'
`He won't get the chance. It's my own private field. I suppose I shall have to get some one to cut it for me. Perhaps Tom would do that. I can't afford to pay him anything, but he can keep the hay. And I shan't prosecute you, if you lean on the gate, but you must be careful not to bend it. Thank God we've saved a bit of England to-day. I feel years younger.'
Lena took a hand away from the gate and, without looking at him, patted his arm once or twice. `I like leaning on your gate,' she said. `Give Sylvia a kiss for me and tell her I'm fond of Wellards. Good-bye.' And she was gone.

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Six hundred pounds, thought Reginald. I could have got Sylvia a diamond necklace for that. No, emeralds. Sapphires. Or suppose I had given her six hundred pounds to get clothes with. Ridiculous clothes. Good lord, I've never even bought her a nightgown. Let's go shopping in London together and buy pretty things. Soft, pretty, crepe-de-Chiney, lacey things. What fun !...
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