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PART I - CHAPTER IX
LETTIE COMES OF AGE

`Good-bye,' she said, slipping down and leaving him.
'Don't go,' he said-but too late.

The irruption of Alice into the quiet, sentimental party Was like taking a bright light into a sleeping hen-roost. gverybody jumped up and wanted to do something. They cried out for a dance.
'Emily-play a waltz-you won't mind, will you, George? What! You don't dance, Tom? Oh, Marie!'
' I don't mind, Lettie,' protested Marie.
`Dance with me, Alice,' said George, smiling `and Cyril will take Miss Tempest.'
'Glory !--come on-do or die I' said Alice.
We began to dance. I saw Lettie watching, and I looked round. George was waltzing with Alice, dancing passably, laughing at her remarks. Lettie was not listening to what her lover was saying to her; she was watching the laughing pair. At the end she went to George.
`Why!' she said, `you can I
'Did you think I couldn't?' he said. 'You are pledged for a minuet and a valeta with me-you remember?'
'Yes.'
'You promise?'
`Yes. But
` I went to Nottingham and learned.'
'Why?-because ? Very well, Leslie, a mazurka. Will you play it, Emily?-Yes, it is quite easy. Tom, you look quite happy talking to the mater.'
We danced the mazurka with the same partners. He did it better than I expected-without much awkwardness -but stiffly. However, he moved quietly through the dance, laughing and talking abstractedly all the time with Alice.
Then Lettie cried a change of partners, and they took their valeta. There was a little triumph in his smile.
`Do you congratulate me?' he said.
` I am surprised,' she answered.
`So am I. But I congratulate myself.'
`Do you? Well, so do I'
`Thanks! You're beginning at last.'
'What?' she asked.

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