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"Never mind, dear," she said
courageously, "If Miss Vavasour
is Bruno's fate, let us wish him all
"But she can never make him
happy!" cried the wretched Beat
rice, "She is false-hearted, a co
quette. She has told me that it is
only money and position she is
after. Oh ! why did I act out this
wilful, wicked plot? Why have I
destroyed the love and peace of
However, one good result came
out of it all. -Jack seemed now at
tracted to the really pretty Beat
rice, and the latter began to wear
a happier face. One evening
Bruno came vinto the garden,
where' his sister and Ina were
seated, engaged in s6me fancy
"Well," he announced, "I have
just seen Miss Vavasour home
wafd bound on the train thank
His sister stared at him and
Ina felt a new throbbing at her
heart. Bruno had brought a chair
close to her side.
"Why do you say that, Bruno?"
inquired Mrs. Little. "v
''Because I am truly thankful,
indeed. Miss Vavasour's sister
sent for her and now a happy
return to the dear old times,"
cried Bruno joyously. "Ina, will
you take a stroll with me?"
"Do you not think a 'few ex
planations are in order first,
brother?" inquired Mrs. Little,
"That's deserved why, cer
tainly!" replied Bruno, in his
usual "bluff, jolly tone. "I have
hurried back here fast as I could
purposely to explain to both of
you that my horrible conduct "
His sister gcoaned.
"My 'undying devotion' to Miss
Ina sighed. '
"Was all a game."
"A game'?" repeated Mrs. Lit-r
"Yes. The first nightMiss Va
vasour arrived," said Bruno,,
"poor Jackiell head over heels in
love with her. I saw his danger,
for I had Jieard of her in the city
as a heartless, calculating .cor
quette. To save Jack I devoted.
my time to Miss Vavasour. She
has gone home somewhat soured,
and I fancy has half guessed my
plot to save a soft but noble
hearted friend from the wiles of a
siren. Ina, will you come for that
'Yes, Bruno," responded Ipa
gladly, "I will go now."
They met two other strollers in
their progress Jack and Beat
rice and when the happy-faced
couples came in to tea a little
latert observant Mrs. Little knew
that there would soon be somein
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