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uncle and aunt. The old nurse went too. Everything had hitherto been so carefully watched and guarded against by Thirza, that Noel did not really come face to face with her position till she reached home.
Gratian, transferred to a London Hospital, was now living at home. She had provided the house with new maids against her sister's return; and though Noel was relieved not to meet her old familiars, she encountered with difficulty the stolid curiosity of new faces. That morning before she left Kestrel, her aunt had come into her room while she was dressing, taken her left hand and slipped a little gold band on to its third finger.
`To please me, Nollie, now that you're going, just for the foolish who know nothing about you.'
Noel had suffered it with the thought: `It's all very silly!' But now, when the new mid was pouring out her hot water, she was suddenly aware of the girl's round blue eyes wandering, as it were, mechanically to her hand. This little hoop of gold, then, had an awful power! A rush of disgust came over her. All life seemed suddenly a thing of forms and sham. Everybody then would look at that little ring; and she was a coward, saving herself from theln! When she was alone again, she slipped it off, and laid it on the wash-stand, where the sunlight fell. Only this little shining band of metal, this little yellow ring, stood between her and the world's hostile scorn! Her lips trembled. She took up the ring, and went to the open window, to throw it out. But she did not, uncertain and unhappy-half realizing the cruelty of life. A knock at the door sent her flying back to the wash-stand. The visitor was Gratian.
`I've been looking at him,' she said softly; `he's like you, Nollie, except for his nose.'
`He's hardly got one yet. But aren't his eyes intelligent? I think they're wonderful.' She held up the ring: `What shall I do about this, Gratian?'

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