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PART III - CHAPTER III
THE FIRST PAGES OF SEVERAL ROMANCES

I Found a good deal of difference in Leslie since his marriage. He had lost his assertive self-confidence. He no longer pronounced emphatically and ultimately on every subject, nor did he seek to dominate, as he had always done, the company in which he found himself. I was surprised to see him so courteous and attentive to George. He moved unobtrusively about the room while Lettie was chattering, and in his demeanour there was a new reserve, a gentleness and grace. It was charming to see him offering the cigarettes to George, or, with beautiful tact, asking with his eyes only whether he should refill the glass of his guest, and afterward replacing it softly close to the other's hand.
To Lettie he was unfailingly attentive, ceurteo; s, and undemonstrative.
Towards the end of my holiday he had to go to London on business, and we agreed to take the journey together. We musf leave Woodside soon after eight o'clock in the morning. Lettie and he had separate rooms. I thought she would not have risen to take breakfast with us, but at a quarter-past seven, just as Rebecca was bringing in the coffee, she came downstairs. She wore a blue morning gown, and her hair was as beautifully dressed as usual.
'Why, my darling, you shouldn't have troubled to come down so early,' said Leslie, as he kissed her.
`Of course, I should come down,' she replied, lifting back the heavy curtains and looking out on the snow where the darkness was wilting into daylight. ' I should not let you go away into the cold without having seen you take a good breakfast. I think it is thawing. The snow on the rhododendrons looks sodden and drooping. Ah, well, we can keep out the dismal of the morning for another hour'-she glanced at the clock-'just an hourl'

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