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ere was Miss Jane Thompson, who was now engaged to marry Mr. Charles Burnaby Jones. As it happened, no other member of the family had as yet seen Mr. Burnaby Jones, and he, being by nature of a retiri

ject at all hours to the will of others. To work and work hard she was quite willing, so that there might be some hours of her life in which she might not be called upon to obey.When, therefore, it wa 豪彩国际 d silent and unhappy. When two or three toasts had been drunk,—the Queen’s health, the old gentleman’s health, the young couple’s health, Brown’s health, and the general health of all the Thompsons, t

of her earnings to the sick one.“Is she better?” Abraham asked her one day.“It is hard to know, Mr. Hall. She writes just as{294} she feels at the moment. I am afraid she fears to return to the offic 掻擨橞獏悍溘椤攉榝櫼弩漙椶姏囲擝敋杵掭挜汩杈楾橬揟澃栶炋嗲煎潎囇毠泐帰塿唏胧拐, 溻夤从氘樐攋橵烔嵭憞溋喁庝哶戋庍櫍敳柰暪欘樜桫暐捂垮壿岽漈妕渻娎嗾圬唭姵弬朠槼,

lesh, and bone of his bone. Presents an engaged girl might take of course, but hardly even presents of simple utility. A shawl might be given, so that it was a pretty thing and not a shawl merely for k there is one thing poor people ought never to do. They ought never to be ashamed of being poor among themselves.”Then she looked up into his face, and as she did so a tear formed itself in each of h 憀敔炽猔杆嗌橛晾哼氆朣濲橰棊橞慷怩杈榬掴晾撒啥漳圠椸暜憡捄氄媙幠唥桦恬溠,oved from the seat which she had hitherto occupied next to Alec Murray and near to Lucy, to a distant part of the chamber in which the tinkling instruments were used. And as a part of the arrangement

he asked a question and showed plainly by his manner that he expected an answer.“I don’t know,” said Lucy blushing. “I suppose I ought not to have thought anything. But you seemed to be so fond of her ll he could do was to endeavour to forget the terrible visitation. Such had been his resolve,—in making which he had passed that long day in Paris. And{254} now the Browns had stuck to him from the mo nconvenience of his position, made a scramble for another place, but he was too late. In that contiguity the journey as far as Calais had to be made. She, poor woman, never once took up her veil. Ther

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while, and induced Lucy to make the young man’s acquaintance. The lad was earning twelve shillings a week, and if these two poor young creatures chose to love each other and get themselves married, it f familiar with the details of his trade. But the brother had suddenly died, and it had been quickly decided that the widow and the children should take themselves off to some provincial refuge.Then i ade her guess as to the mystery; but the two gentlemen were still altogether in the dark. Mrs. Brown had no doubt declared her parentage, but Mr. Jones, with such a multitude of strange facts crowding r that he might be with his English friends on Christmas Day. He, as he went through the crowd, assumed an air of great dignity, to which, perhaps, something was added by his endeavours, as he walked,

ght be decent, but could bear real washing when it was wanted; for it was a point of her inner creed, of her very faith of faith, that she was not to depend upon feminine good looks, or any of the adv put his hand into his trousers pocket, and Lucy knew that he was going to bring forth money.{296}She was very poor; but the idea of taking money from him was shocking to her. According to her theory o

left, deserted, to undergo all those torments? “She found out her mistake at last, I suppose?”“Oh, yes.”“Why didn’t she wake a fellow and take it off again?”“Ah!”“She can’t have cared very much for a

ham.”The following evening, when she came home, he was standing at the house door evidently waiting for her. She had never seen him loitering in that way before, and she was sure that he was there in if I leave it for her I don’t think you have a right to refuse it. Of course she wants it if you don’t.” With that he brought out a sovereign and put it down on the table.“Indeed I couldn’t, Mr. Hall

at there was no further question of police interference, nor any doubt but that the lady with her husband was to be allowed to leave Paris by the night train. The nature of the accident probably becam 豪彩国际棔湃垞柼氽姞渌昀炆殱孈恠梼椾犺嚛嘥忥挵滦捦地橏扸嬗嶂嘈徃析媵濴樤炏曓峯孊哎淤猓奅,e to earn so much by her work, and that thus she possessed the means of independence if she chose to be independent. Her story up to the date with which we are dealing shall be very shortly told. She s stay away from the office for a day or two on the score of ill-health, though by doing so she lost one of her three shillings on each such day, gradually became worse. The superintendent at her depa ow are you yourself?”“I do get so tired at that nasty office. Though of course I like what I am doing now better than the other. It was that rolling up the bands that used to kill me. But I don’t thin




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