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PART III - CHAPTER VI
PISGAH

'And you know, I couldn't endure complete darkness, I couldn't. It 's the solitariness.'
'You mustn't talk like this,' she said. 'You know you mustn't.' She put her hand on his head and ran her fingers through the hair he had so ruffled.
'It is as thick as ever, your hair,' she said.
He did not answer, but kept his face bent out of sight. She rose from her seat and stood at the back of his low arm-chair. Taking an amber comb from her hair, she bent over him, and with the translucent comb and her white fingers she busied herself with his hair.
` I believe you would have a parting,' she said softly.
He laughed shortly at her playfulness. She continued combing, just touching, pressing the strands in place with the tips of her fingers.
` I was only a warmth to you,' he said, pursuing the same train of thought. 'So you could do without me. But you were like the light to me, and otherwise it was dark and aimless. Aimlessness is horrible.'
She had finally smoothed his hair, so she lifted her hands and put back her head.
`There!' she said. `It looks fair fine, as Alice would say. Raven's wings are raggy in comparison.'
He did not pay any attention to her.
`Aren't you going to look at yourself?' she said, playfully reproachful. She put her finger-tips under his chin. He lifted his head and they looked at each other, she smiling, trying to make him play, he smiling with his lips, but not with eyes, dark with pain.
`We can't go on like this, Lettie, can we?' he said softly.
'Yes,' she answered him. `Yes; why not?'
'It can't!' he said, `it can't, I couldn't keep it up, Lettie_'
'But don't think about it,' she answered. `Don't think of it.'
' Lettie,' he said, ` I have to set my teeth with loneliness.'
'Hush!' she said. 'No! There are the children. Don't say anything-do not be serious, will you?'
`No, there are the children,' he replied, smiling dimly.
'Yes! Hush now! Stand up and look what a fine parting I have made in your hair. Stand up, and see if my style becomes you.'

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