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refusal seemed to make it all the harder for poor Madelaine Kenton. To her it seemed like a judgment ! After they had talked for a little while, Royston, who had gradually worked round to it, broached the matter of the Comte de Faucelles. He was watching Mrs. Kenton very closely for any signs of the agitation Gerry had noticed.
" I want you both to tell me all you can about the Comte de Faucelles," he said, going quickly to the point.
He was not disappointed. Madelaine Kenton went deadly pale and she clenched her hands till the knuckles gleamed white. She seemed about to faint ; but before her husband noticed it, or Royston could go to her assistance (he had paused on purpose), she pulled herself together. But the Colonel was himself excited.
" Do you mean the fellow was a spy ?" he cried furiously, stirred to the core by his old complaint. " Damme, I've entertained him here! "-and then his face grew crimson-" and I've shown him over the fortifications."
Royston had heard of the Colonel's spy mania, but this news was very grave if the Comte was really a dangerous man-as it was now almost certain he was.
" But I don't know anything against him, Colonel," said Royston at last. (Was it relief he noticed on Mrs. Kenton's face, as he said this ?) " My curiosity has been raised-that's all. You see, I cannot find out what he looks like. I wondered if you could describe him ? "
Madelaine Kenton suddenly started in her chair.
" Well, we do not really know him very well," she said quietly ; and Royston could not make out whether she was trying to shield the Comte by taking things out of her husband's hands, or whether she was really trying to be helpful. " He is quite an ordinary sort

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