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PART I - CHAPTER III
A VENDOR OF VISIONS


insisting on hearing his opinion. Sometimes he disagreed with her and would not be persuaded. At such times she was piqued.
'If,' said she, `an ancient Briton in his skins came and contradicted me as you do, wouldn't you tell him not to make an ass of himself?'
` I don't know,' said he,
'Then you ought to,' she replied. 'You know nothing. `How is it you ask me, then?' he said. She began to laugh.
'Why-that 's a pertinent question. I think you might be rather nice, you know.'
'Thank you,' he said, smiling ironically.
'Oh!' she said., `I know, you think you're perfect, but you 're not, you 're very annoying.'
`Yes,' exclaimed Alice, who had entered the room again, dressed ready to depart. 'He 's so blooming slow ! Great whizz! Who wants fellows to carry cold dinners? Shouldn't you like to shake him, Lettie?'
` I don't feel concerned enough,' replied the other calmly.
'Did you ever carry a boiled pudding, Georgie ?' asked Alice with innocent interest, punching me slyly.
` Me!-why?-what makes you ask?' he replied, quite at a loss.
`Oh, I only wondered if your people needed any indigestion mixture-pa mixes it-1/1 1/2 a bottle.'
` I don't see 'he began.
`Ta-ta, old boy, I'll give you time to think about it. Good night, Lettie. Absence makes the heart grow fonder -Georgie-of someone else. Farewell. Come along, Sybil love, the moon is shining-Good night all, good night!'
I escorted her home, while they continued to look at the pictures. He was a romanticist. He liked Copley Fielding, Cattermole, and Birket Foster; he could see nothing whatsoever in Girtin or David Cox. They fell out decidedly over George Clausen.
`But,' said Lettie, 'he is a real realist, he makes common things beautiful, he sees the mystery and magnificence that envelops us even when we work menially. I do know and I can speak. If I hoed in the fields beside you-' This was a very new idea for him, almost a shock to his imagination,

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