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MERYS

"All right," said O'Day. "I'm bored with this preamble. Would you like another drink?"
" No, thank you." Her voice was incisive.
O'Day got up. He picked up his glass. "I would, so you'll have to keep the big dramatic story till I get back." He smiled at her over his shoulder.
He went to the bar; ordered a small Martini. He didn't want the drink; he wanted a few minutes in which to think. He wondered if by some means Merys could have planned this encounter; then decided that this wasn't possible even if she'd known Jennings was going to the Plumpton race meeting; that he might talk to him-O'Day But she didn't know he was going there. He'd only decided that morning. So it wasn't prepared. He carried the drink back to the table, sat down.
He said:
" All right. What did you tell Ralph?"
She smiled. The smile was almost shimmering in its sweetness.
She said: "Last Sunday I told him that I thought you weren't very pleased with the way things were going in the business. I told him that since you'd been away on this case you've been handling in France he hadn't been near the office, and that Miss Trundle-" she smiled at him-"your very efficient secretary-had been ringing up all day because nobody had answered the post for four or five days, and she didn't know what to do about anything.
" I told him that there was going to be a lot of trouble when you came back. I told him that you were fed up with him; that you thought it was time he was out of the firm. I said I believed that you'd

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