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CHAPTER TEN

Betty got up and put her arm in Bertie's, and gave it a squeeze.
`Poor old boy,' she said. `Still I'm glad you didn't. Now who's going to play?'

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The Baxters and the Effinghams were playing Bridge, the children had gone off together to the billiard-room, and Mr. Cox was telling Sylvia the story of his life. Reginald moved across to Miss Voles.
`Let's go outside,' she said. `It's stifling in here.'
They sat on that of the many Baxter verandas which Bvtty called the loggia and looked out on to the sweet stillness of the night. `Do you mind?' said Reginald, holding up his pipe, and she shook her head. He filled and lit it.
`Aren't people stupid?' she said suddenly.
`I'm wondering whether I'm just a complete ass or -'
`Or very clever?'
`Well, moderately intelligent.'
`How are you going to find out?'
`By asking you a question.'
`Well?,
'If I am a complete ass, will you forgive me?'
`Well?'
`Oh, well, I'll risk it. Here it is.' He glanced at her and looked away again. `Do you always wear black?'
For a moment there was no answer. Reginald wondered if she had heard, or, hearing, had understood. He smoked and told himself he had been a fool.
`Baxter,' she murmured. `Fancy waiting for nearly thirty years to find out the name, and then it's only

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