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form-room, she was waiting in the Yard outside, and as he crossed it, would ask him the way to the Headmaster's house. It would appear that she didn't want to see the Headmaster very much, for when he suggested an afternoon on the river, and tea at the Rose and Crown, she agreed at once. It meant cutting cricket, and perhaps trouble afterwards, but how gladly one would suffer for her sake.
He was sixteen. Legally you could be married at fourteen, but they might have to wait until he was twenty-one. Five years, and everybody else in the house wanting to marry her too. But if they were wrecked on a desert island together... If only. He would have to take a sea voyage of some kind these holidays. It could be quite a small one (and his heart leapt, as he realized suddenly that it need only be a small one) because your boat might be run down by an ocean-going liner, to which you would be transferred, and Coral Bell would he looking down as you came up the side, and then the liner could be wrecked properly in the tropics. Really, a cross-Channel trip would do it. He would suggest it to his father... something about improving his French... Once he had left the pier at Folkestone, then the palms sind the blue sky and the white sand, and Coral Bell by his side, were easily within reach.
That was twenty-five years ago, thought Reginal d and now I have seen her again. I suppose she's fortyseven. I wish I'd been funnier last night; I don't think I made her laugh once. I wonder if she still laughs like that. I was right, you see. She wasn't just the emptyheaded little fool that everybody said. A most interesting, intelligent woman. I wonder if she's read Bindweed.
It would be rather fun if Sylvia asked her to dinner. Can you just ask a Countess to dinner when you've met

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her once, like that? Oh, but Coral Bell! It's not like an ordinary Countess. She'd understand... .
She doesn't look forty-seven.
Extraordinary what a lot of interesting, intelligent women there are about, really. Lena ... and that Miss Voles ... and Coral Bell.

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