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CHAPTER SIXTEEN

`You realize, don't you, that I hadn't the faintest idea where you were?'
`Well, I couldn't tell you, darling, because I didn't quite know where you were. I mean, where you were having dinner.'
`You might have left a note.'
`I did think of it, darling, but it was all in rather a hurry, and I was so certain I should be back before you.' She blushed a little (that faint shyness which she kept for Reginald) and said, `I love leaving you notes, and finding notes from you. We don't seem to have done that so much lately.' She gave a little sigh.
But Reginald still had his grievance; his two grievances. First, that she had robbed him of that lonely evening which he had been imagining for her so remorsefully; secondly, that she had so frightened him.
`Where have you been exactly?' he asked, and even as he asked, thought how absurd it was to say `exactly'.
`The first-night at the Palace, darling,' said Sylvia; happily, proudly, as if waiting for his excited admiration.
It did not come.
`The Palace? What on earth - who - how -'
`Lord Ormsby took me, darling.'
`Ormsby! You don't mean that?' said Reginald sharply. Ormsby! Going to a first-night with Ormsby!
`Well, of course I mean it, darling.'
Absurd to have said, `You don't mean that?' I'm talking like a man in a book, he thought, and felt annoyed again with Sylvia for not overlooking it when he talked like a man in a book.
`Alone?' he asked.
`I suppose so, darling. I mean we just went, and there were people there I knew, and Lord Ormsby introduced me to lots of others. There was a- I'm afraid I've forgotten

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