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Saint's Progress

He sat down in the chair before the hearth, and covered his face with his hands. By the quivering of those hands, and the movements of his shoulders, she could tell that he was stifling emotion, perhaps even crying; and sinking down on his knees she pressed his hands and face to her, murmuring: `Oh, Daddy dear! Oh, Daddy dear!'
He put his arms round her, and they sat a long time with their cheeks pressed together, not speaking a word.

VI
The day after that silent outburst of emotion in the drawing-room was a Sunday. And, obeying the longing awakened overnight to be as good as she could to her father, Noel said to him: `Would you like me to come to Church?'
`Of course, Nellie.'
How could he have answered otherwise? To him Church was the home of comfort and absolution, where people must bring their sins and troubles-a haven of sinners, the fount of charity, of forgiveness, and love. Not to have believed that, after all these years, would have been to deny all his usefulness in life, and to cast a slur on the House of God.
And so Noel walked there with him, for Gratian had gone down to George, for the week-end. She slipped quietly up the side aisle to their empty pew, under the pulpit. Never turning her eyes from the chancel, she remained unconscious of the stir her presence made, during that hour and twenty minutes. Behind her, the dumb currents of wonder, disapproval, and resentment ran a stealthy course. On her all eyes were fixed sooner or later, and every mind became the playground of judgements. From every soul, kneeling, standing, or sitting, while the voice of the Service droned, sang, or spoke, a

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