I'm sure, if one could make it out.
I asked this chap what he was doing
here and he said he was looking for
the break o day. Yes, just like that
the break o'day."
The people about the table began
to laugh and to besiege Jimmy Rog
ers with questions, but Stanley ob-
sprung to help her in another sort
of danger he came forward now to
her aid, attracting the attention of
Jimmy Rogers and his other guests
by a rapid flow of commentand ques
tion. About mid-afternoon of the fol
lowing day Eleanor Stanley slipped
served that his wifei did not laugh
with the others. She had suddenly
gone very, white, and she bent her
head down so that her face was in
uartial shadow; and, after a moment,
he saw her lift her champagne glass
to drink irom itT and he saw that, her
hand was shaking.
As instinctively as he would have J
His voice rose suddenly to a cry,
and he caught her hands in his and
held them against him.
out of the house and down the long
hill slope toward the shore.
Mrs. Stanley went down the steps
to the little pavilion and at the same
moment a young man with a brown
face and singularly beautiful gray
eyes came out of the shrubbery at
one side and stoor"! waVng for her.
rThe woman gave a sort of gasping
cry and stopped short at the foot of
the last step. So, for what seemed
a very long time, the two were still,
and there was no sound af all in the
place save the regular whispering
rush of the quiet sea upon the quiet
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