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CHAPTER NINETEEN

`It's - In These Times. We can't Afford - I mean Anything Like That - Of course they never really belonged. Still, there they were. One can't just Please Oneself: One has to Consider.'
Reginald and Svlvia found themselves looking at each other; considering.
`Oh, did you meet her?' cried Grace.
`Yes.'
`Oh, what's she like? How old is she? Quite young, I suppose. Would you call her pretty, Sylvia?'
`She must be as old as Betty. Older.'
`Not exactly pretty, Grace.'
`Attractive? Well, I suppose she must be.'
`Very,' said Reginald slowly. `Oh, yes ... Very.'
`Poor Betty! How awful for her,' said Grace. `Just think what it would be like, Sylvia! What should I do if Fairlie ran off with some other woman?'
Flattered and self-conscious at this indirect tribute to his virility, Fairlie looked down his nose, with the air of a man who had broken many a heart by his insistent faithfulness to his wife.
`Of course,' said Grace, developing the theme, would be worse for me because of the children.'
Fairlie's conduct now became almost heroic. One seemed to see the Beauty Chorus offering itself to him one by one. In vain.
`Well,' said Fairlie modestly, `I don't think - But in any case this isn't just a personal matter. Not as I see it. Noblesse oblige; though I believe Baxter's father - Still, there he was, at Seven Streams; and now every Tom, Dick and Harry talks of it. That sort of thing Does No Good.'
'Noblesse so often doesn't oblige,' murmured Reginald.
`There are blacklegs in every camp, of course, -but

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