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CHAPTER TWELVE

listened to them all her life. She was twenty-five when Bob Ozmsby fell in love with her; her father was still the Great Man that he had ever been, her lover was a Great Man in the making. She had grown to be tolerant of Greatness, whether Greatness in retrospect, or Greatness in prospect. Mr. Fondeveril spoke mostly of the days when he had been, or might have been (he made it sound much the same thing), Prime Minister; Mr. Ormsby spoke of the days when undoubtedly he would be. In either case one. said, `Yes, dear.'
For what were Great Men? Children, to be humoured.
So, for twenty-five years, Maggie Ormsby had humoured her Bob. For twenty-four of these years he had been unfaithful to her. So, too, had been Mr. Fondeveril. Her father (how oftenl) had promised her this or that, and in the greatness of his thoughts had forgotten about it. Was that being faithful? But you forgave him because he was a great man, and great men cannot be bothered with the silly little things which seem important to the ordinary. So, too, you forgave Bob. You had to. What was the good of divorcing him? Would he be happier for it? Would you? If she had been his mistress, and he had dared (as he so often did) to take another mistress, he would have deserved her indignation. But she was his wife, a very different thing. As his wife she had no rival. The Great Man's wife - and nursemaid. A very remarkable woman.

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Supper at the Ormsbys was, to Reginald, something that had taken place, or was about to take place, rather than something that was ever actually happening. For a week he had wondered what it would be like; for another

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