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MERYS

He said: "I'll buy you a big one. Let's have two large and very dry Martinis and go and sit in the corner and talk."
She smiled again-a slow, almost affectionate smile. He knew it very well.
" I'd like that, Terry. I don't think there could be anything nicer in the world than sitting in the corner of an attractive bar like this talking to you."
" That's fine," he said. "You're going to have a good time."
When the Martinis were served, he carried them to the table in the far corner of the bar. Most of the people had disappeared.
They sat down. There was silence for a little while, then:
" What's it all about?" she asked. "There's something in the air, isn't there?" Her voice was caressing. "Almost something dramatic, don't you think? I like that."
" The trouble with you, Merys, is that you like dramatics too much. Or perhaps I should say that your sense of the theatre is over-developed."
She said quietly: "You mean that I ought to have been an actress?"
He grinned at her. "You'd have made a damned good one. But you'd have been an awful headache to the firm you were working for."
There was another silence. O'Day was turning over his opening gambits. He thought, if you tried to play Merys you had to play her carefully; otherwise there'd be a come-back-a worse come-back than the one he was dealing with.
He said: "Look, I've known Jennings for a long

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