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CHAPTER SEVENTEEN

could it? It was he who had spoilt her happiness; it was for him to ask to be forgiven.
He went over in his mind all the other quarrels which they had had. Not quarrels, disagreements. Never like this. Never before had they carried a disagreement over into the next day. A quarrel, an apology, friends again, lovers again. That was the way when, as Coral Bell put it, you were still on the higher plane, still in love. Once safely on the lower plane, your quarrels need not be made up. You were cross, you went to bed, you woke up un-cross, and all went on as comfortably as before. But when you were still in love, everything mattered so terribly, for each could still hurt the other with a word, with a look, and every wound; left untended, slowly festered.
He pictured her in the next room, awake, miserable, wondering if he would come to her, wondering if she should, after all, go to him. Suddenly he felt that it would be a very shameful thing if she came in now to say that she was sorry, when the fault was his. No, he would go to her, lying there awake, miserable, and ask her forgiveness. Somehow they must be friends again to-night.
He went to her, gladly, eagerly. Eagerly he opened her door and called `Sylvia!' He turned up the light by her bed, eagerly. There she lay ... deeply, beautifully, utterly, asleep.
So it all meant nothing to her 1 He went back to his room resentfully, slammed the door and lay awake for another hour. Then he too went to sleep.
In the morning he had not forgotten. She was already among the breakfast-cups when he came down, deep in The Times. At the opening of the door, she was up and close to him, the paper on the floor. What was he going

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