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PART II - CHAPTER I
STRANGE BLOSSOMS AND STRANGE NEW BUDDING

`The daylight will be gone if we do. It is half-past five-more ! I saw him-the son-the other morning.'
'Where?'
'He was carting manure-I made haste by.'
`Did he speak to you-did _you look at him?'
`No, he said nothing. I glanced at him-he's just the same, brick colour-stolid. Mind that stone-it rocks. I'm glad you 've got strong boots on.'
'Seeing that I usually wear them '
She stood poised a moment on a large stone, the fresh spring brook hastening towards her, deepening, sidling round her.
'You won't call and see them, then?' she asked.
`No. I like to hear the brook tinkling, don't you?' he replied.
`Ah, yes-it 's full of music.'
'Shall we go on?' he said, impatient but submissive. 'I 'll catch up in a minute,' said I.
I went in and found Emily putting some bread into the oven.
`Come out for a walk,' said I.
`Now? Let me tell mother-I was longing
She ran and put on her long grey coat and her red tam-o'-shanter. As we went down the yard, George called to me.
'I 'll come back,' I shouted.
He came to the cow-yard gate to see us off. When we came out on to the path, we saw Lettie standing on the top bar of the stile, balancing with her hand on Leslie's head. She saw us, she saw George, and she waved to us. Leslie was looking up at her anxiously. She waved again, then we could hear her laughing, and telling him excitedly, to stand still, and steady her while she turned. She turned round, and leaped with a great flutter, like a big bird launching, down from the top of the stile to the ground and into his arms. Then we climbed the steep hill-side-Sunny Bank, that had once shone yellow with wheat, and now waved black tattered ranks of thistles where the rabbits ran. We passed the little cottages in the hollow scooped out of the hill, and gained the highlands that look out over Leicestershire to Charnwood on

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