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unsuited by, khaki, with a round white collar buttoned behind, but his aspiring eyes redeemed him, proclaiming the best intentions in the world, and an inclination towards sentiment in the presence of beauty.
`I haven't seen you for ages,' he said rather fatuously, following her into her father's study.
`No,' said Noel. `How do you like being at the Front?'
`Ah!' he said, `they're wonderful!' And his eyes shone. `It's so nice to see you again.'
`Is it?'
He seemed puzzled by that answer; stammered, and said: `I didn't know your sister had a baby. A jolly baby.'
`She hasn't.'
Lauder's mouth opened.
`A silly mouth,' she thought.
`Oh!' he said. `Is it aprotegee-Belgian or something?'
`No, it's mine; my own.' And, turning round, she slipped the little ring off her finger. When she turned back to him, his face had not recovered from her words. It had a hapless look, as of one to whom such a thing ought not to have happened.
`Don't look like that,' said Noel. `Didn't you understand? It's mine-mine.' She put out her left hand. `Look! There's no ring.'
He stammered: `I say, you oughtn't to-you oughtn't to...!,
`What?'
`Joke about-about such things; ought you?'
`One doesn't joke if one's had a baby without being married, you know.'
Lauder went suddenly slack. A shell might have burst a few paces from him. And then, just as one would in such a case, he made an effort, braced himself, and said in a curious voice, both stiff and heavy: `I can't--one doesn't -it's not...'

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