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The moment she was outside, she forgot him; the dreadful ache for Fort seemed to have been whipped up within her, as if that figure of lifelong repression had infuriated the love of life and pleasure in her. She must and would see Jimmy again, if she had to wait and seek for him all night! It was nearly seven, he would surely have finished at the War Office; he might be at his Club or at his rooms. She made for the latter.
The little street near Buckingham Gate, where no wag had chalked `Peace' on the doors for nearly a year now, had an arid look after a hot day's sun. The hairdresser's shop below his rooms was still open, and the private door ajar. `I won't ring,' she thought; `I'll go straight up.' While she was mounting the two flights of stairs, she stopped twice, breathless from a pain in her side. She often had that pain now, as if the longing in her heart strained it physically. On the modest landing at the top, outside his rooms, she waited, leaning against the wall, which was covered with a red paper. A window at the back was open and the confused sound of singing came in-a chorus: `Vive-la, vive-la, vive-la ve. Vive la compagnie.' So it came to her. `O God!' she thought: `Let him be in, let him be nice to me. It's the last time.' And, sick from anxiety, she opened the door. He zva.r in-lying on a wicker-couch against the wall in the far corner, with his arms crossed behind his head, and a pipe in his mouth; his eyes were closed, and he neither moved, nor opened them, perhaps supposing her to be the servant. Noiseless as a cat, Leila crossed the room till she stood above him. And waiting for him to come out of that defiant lethargy, she took her fill of his thin, bony face, healthy and hollow at the same time. With teeth clenched on the pipe it had a look of hard resistance, as of a man with his head back, his arms pinioned to his sides, stiffened against some creature clinging and climbing and trying to

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