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PART I - CHAPTER IX
LETTIE COMES OF AGE

us, as he murmured to her, and laughed low. Then he kicked the door of the room shut. Lettie began to laugh and mock and talk in a high, strained voice. The sound of their laughter mingled was strange and incongruous. Then her voice died down.
Marie sat at the little piano-which was put in the dining-room--strumming and tinkling the false, quavering old notes. It was a depressing jingling in the deserted remains of the feast, but she felt sentimental, and enjoyed it.
This was a gap between to-day and to-morrow, a dreary gap, where one sat and looked at the dreary comedy of yesterdays, and the grey tragedies of dawning to-morrows, vacantly, missing the poigmancy of an actual to-day.
The cart returned.
'Leslie, Leslie, John is here, come along !' called Marie. There was no answer.
'Leslie-John is waiting in the snow.' 'All right.'
`But you must come at once.' She went to the door and spoke to him. Then he came out looking rather sheepish, and rather angry at the interruption. Lettie followed, tidying her hair. She did not laugh and look confused, as most girls do on similar occasions; she seemed very tired.
At last Leslie tore himself away, and after more returns for a farewell kiss, mounted the carriage, which stood in a pool of yellow light, blurred and splotched with shadows, and drove away, calling something about to-morrow

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