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LAURETTA

I've seen you I can understand. Even a hide-bound bachelor like Nicky would be hard put to it to resist such a very beautiful and attractive person as you are.
She sat down in the armchair on the other side of the fireplace. She put her arms along the sides of the chair. He noticed her long, slender fingers, and perfectly kept scarlet-tinted nails. She was relaxed, cool and poised. A small smile played about her mouth as she looked at him with almost incurious eyes. She emanated, he thought, an air of effortless superiority. He felt, he didn't know why, slightly angry. He thought it wasn't going to be so easy.
Her smile deepened a little. She said: "Would you like to tell me something, Mr. O'Day?" There was the smallest suggestion of quiet insolence in her voice.
He smiled. "Anything I can. What would you like to know?"
" I'd like to know if you came down here on business of your own or if the purpose of your visit here was merely to inspect the person to whom your friend and mine-Colonel Needham-proposed marriage?"
O'Day got up. He stubbed out the half-smoked cigarette in the ash-tray on the small, occasional table set in the centre of the room. When he looked at her he saw that she was still watching him with the same quiet and relaxed smile. He moved to the fireplace; stood, leaning against the mantelpiece, looking down at her.
" Actually, I plead guilty," he said. "I had an odd day to-day. I was doing nothing in particular and I was thinking about Needham. I thought it would be

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