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

`You do care something for me, don't you, Lettie?'
'Well'-it was modulated kindly, a sort of promise of assent.
'You have treated me rottenly, you know, haven't you? You know I-well, I care a good bit.'
`It is a queer way of showing it.' Her voice was now a gentle reproof, the sweetest of surrenders and forgiveness, He leaned forward, took her face in his hands, and kissed her, murmuring:
'You are a little tease.'
She laid her sewing in her lap, and looked up.
The next day, Sunday, broke wet and dreary. Breakfast was late, and about ten o'clock we stood at the window looking upon the impossibility of our going to church.
There was a driving drizzle of rain, like a dirty c,,.-,rtain before the landscape. The nasturtium leaves by the garden walk had gone rotten in a frost, and the gay green disks had given place to the first black flags of winter, hung on flaccid stalks, pinched at the neck. The grass plot was strewn with fallen leaves, wet and bs i',iiant' scarlet splashes of Virginia creeper, golden drift from the limes, ruddy brown shawls under the beeches, and away back in the corner, the black mat of maple leaves, heavy soddened ; they ought to have been a vivid lemon colout. Occasionally one of these great black leaves would loose its hold, and zigzag down, staggering in the dance of death.
`There now!' said Lettie suddenly.
I looked up in time to see a crow close his wings and clutch the topmost bough of an old grey holly-tree on the edge of the clearing. He flapped again, recovered his balance, and folded himself up in black resignation to the detestable weather.
'Why has the old wretch settled just over our noses?' said Lettie petulantly. 'Just to blot the promise of a sorrow.'
'Yours or mine?' I asked.
'He is looking at me, I declare.'
`You can see the wicked pupil of his eye at this distance,' I insinuated.

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