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CHAPTER SEVENTEEN

nothing, excusing nothing, condemning nothing, but talking in a general way of Care and A Woman's Good Name and jewels, in the detached manner of an Elder Statesman. At lunch, say; over a glass of good wine.
He was there, waiting for her. He bowed over her hand, as, he hoped she would feel, he (or was it somebody else?) had bowed over the dear Queen's hand in the days when even the young men had leisure for courtesy. He led her to a seat, as he had so nearly led Lady Randolph Churchill on a Melba night at Covent Garden. They sat down side by side.
`I have ordered a few oysters bearded in their shells,' he said. `Then with your permission I suggest the Sole Veronique. After that, Mrs. Wellard -?'
`Oh, I think that will be enough for me.'
`A bird of some kind?'
`Oh no, please.'
`An omelette aux fines berhes, perhaps? Or just a sweet?'
`Yes, I think a sweet. That will be lovely.'
`Apeche Melba. You never knew Melba, Mrs. Wellard?'
`No. No, I'm afraid I didn't.'
`Ah V There was a full-length novel in his sigh, of the Great Singer who had sacrificed Love to Art, mainly at Mr. Fondeveril's expense.
`She must have been lovely.'
`We don't breed those women now.' He picked up the wine-list. `You will join me in a glass of wine?'
`Well, I -,
'A light hock? A Johannisberger ' 21 ? A dry year.'
`Yes, that would be lovely.'
He took out his watch. `You have that enviable gift of punctuality, Mrs. Wellard. So rare in women. Ah, you were - This? Yes.' He put it back in his pocket. `It was presented to me by a well-known City firm. I

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