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PART I - CHAPTER VII
LETTIE PULLS DOWN THE SMALL GOLD GRAPES

' I thought tea would have been ready,' said Lettie
coldly. Rebecca looked at me, and at her, and replied : 'It is but half-past four. I can bring it in.'
Mother came down, hearing the chink of the teacups, 'Well,' she said to Lettie, who was unlacing her boots, ' and did you find it a pleasant walk?'
'Except for the mud,' was the reply.
' Ah, I guess you wished you had stayed at home. What a state for your boots!-and your skirts too, I know. Here, let me take them into the kitchen.'
`Let Rebecca take them,' said Lettie-but mother was out of the room.
When mother had poured out the tea, we sat silently at table. It was on the tip of our tongues to ask Lettie what ailed her, but we were experienced and we refrained. After a while she said:
'Do you know, I met Leslie Tempest.'
'Oh,' said mother tentatively, `did he come along with you?'
He did not look at me.'
`Oh!' exclaimed mother, and it was speaking volumes; then, after a moment, she resumed:
'Perhaps he did not see you.'
`Or was it a stony Britisher?' I asked.
`He saw me,' declared Lettie, `or he wouldn't have made such a babyish show of being delighted with Margaret Raymond.'
It may have been no show-he still may not have seen you.
I felt at once that he had; I could see his animation was extravagant. He need not have troubled himself, I was not going to run after him.'
`You seem very cross,' said I.
'Indeed I am not. But he knew I had to walk all this way home, and he could take up Margaret, who has only half the distance.'
'Was he driving?'
'In the dog-cart.' She cut her toast into strips viciously. We waited patiently.
' It was mean of him, wasn't it, mother?'
'Well, my girl, you have treated him badly.'

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