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any reason why I should want to see you? Our conversation when you were here last was pleasant, but not very intriguing or amusing."
O'Day grinned. "That's what I thought. I thought it might be a rather good idea if we had a more intriguing and amusing conversation this afternoon. In fact," he added, "I can promise you it will be much more intriguing if not so amusing."
She said coolly: "Are you trying to be rude?"
" Why should I, Mrs. Deane? I never try to be. In any event, I don't even want to be rude to you. I want to ask you some questions and I think you're going to try to answer them truthfully."
He heard her laugh-a casual, disinterested laugh.
Then she said: "Mr. O'Day, there are moments when I find you very refreshing. Will you tell me why I should want to see you, why I should allow myself to be questioned and why I should bother as to the truthfulness or not of my replies?"
" I'll give you one very good, all-embracing reason. Actually, I don't mind whether you talk or whether you don't, but I want to do you a favour. I think I'd like to return your bracelet to you."
There was a silence; then she said: "Exactly what do you mean?"
" I'll tell you. When I saw you yesterday I was rather taken by your bracelet. I have an eye for stones. I very often work for Insurance Company assessors. You get to learn a certain amount about precious stones. Well, I liked yours. I especially admired the emerald and diamond bracelet you were wearing on your left wrist. It's by Cartier, and they never duplicate a bracelet of that quality. So the one I have is

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