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"Yes," said Proud Face, "and then
I went away."
"And now you go on a journey,"
said the Little Heiress.
"Shall we say good-by?" said the
"Yes," said Proud Pace. His voice
was very soft and tired. "Good-by."
"Do you feel a little wretched,
too?" said the Little Heiress.
"Oh, yes," said Proud Face simply.
"And," he faltered, "will you write to
me when you find , happiness?
There's an old, absurd word, 'rejoice,'
he went oh. "I would rejoice to hear
that you were happy."
'.'Between us," said the Little Heir
ess, "there must always be good
She held up her face that was so
like a pansy, a sad pansy, to Proud
Face, and they kissed. The Little
Heiress trembled a little; she knew
that she had shot her last bolt.
Presently, very shyly, she looked
at Proud Face, and she found that
he was beaming on her like the sun.
His face was like a boy's.
"Oh!" said the Little Heiress, "oh!"
And then, very timidly, she said:
"Shall you go now?"
"Now!" said Proud Face, in a voice
that rank like a bell, "I shall not go."
"When?" said the Little Heiress.
"Never," said Proud Face.
"Oh," said the Little Heiress, "they
will say that I have bought you."
"Not with millions," said Proud
Face, "with loveliness."
Aunt Katharine was surprised to
find them on opposite sides of a big
table. The Little Heiress still had a
hunted look, but it was an etirely new
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