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PART III - CHAPTER II
PUFFS OF WIND IN THE SAIL

him her foot, that seemed like gold in the yellow silk stocking. He took it between his hands, stroking it.
`It is quite cold,' he said, and he held both her feet in his hands.,
`Ah, you dear boy!' she cried with sudden gentleness, bending forward and touching his cheek.
'Is it great fun being mine host of " Ye R amme Inne "?' she said, playfully to George. There seemed a long distance between them now as she sat, with the man in evening dress crouching before her putting golden shoes on her feet.
`It is rather,' he replied, `the men in the smoke-room say such rum things. My word, you hear some tales there.'
`Tell us, do!' she pleaded.
`Oh! I couldn't. I never could tell a tale, and even if I could-well '
But I do long to hear,' she said, `what the men say in the smoke-room of "Ye Ramme Inne." Is it quite untellable ? '
'Quite!' he laughed.
` What a pity! See what a cruel thing it is to be a woman, Leslie : we never know what men say in smoke - roarns, while you read in your novels everything a woman ever uttered. It is a shame! George, you are a wretch, you should tell me. I do envy you-'
`What do you envy me, exactly?' he asked laughing always at her whimsical way.
`Your smoke-room. The way you see life-or the way you hear it, rather.'
'But I should have thought you saw life ten times more than me,' he replied.
'I! I only see manners-good manners and bad manners. You know "manners maketh a man." That's when a woman's there. But you wait awhile, you'll see.'
`When shall I see?' asked George, flattered and interested.
'When you have made the fortune you talked about,' she replied.
He was uplifted by her remembering the things he had said.
But when I have made it-when !'-he said sceptically,

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