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her as a companion and rehge0.
I will never take'aeut of the Mai'..
tindale money. I have heard them'
say thst the money was all Captain
Guyon's, and I will never live upon
his grudgingly-given charity !'
And when the otd lawyer sent up
his compliments, and a reqgest for
ar interview with Mrs. Martindale,
the young widow was nowhere to
She had gone away ftoim Cape
'With the moutniOg outfit not
completed, eaid MissPringlc, the
dressmaker. 'Poor ear! Trouble
must have npset herenind.
'It is very strange,' said Cap
tain Martindale ; 'but if she pre
fers to go to her owg p)gople, let,
.her go. It will certainly be atn in
finite relief to me,an(d of course the!
allowance mast be co1iffiued to her
just the same.'
But the allowance, represented
by a generous check. was ret urned.
without a word of comment, to.
Ile shrugged his shoulders.
'Let her do as she pleases,' he
said, 'I have done my best; I can
do no more.'
So elde(ld clapterl one; and in
the fultillment, of time came chap
Six jears afterward, Captain
Guyon Martindale was intro(uced,
at Rome, to tihe young American
beauty who was queeniing it in the
gay circles of the Seven-ililled city.
It was in the palazzo of the
Prince Contadino, and as he looked
at the slight, graceful figure seated
in the shadow of a eluster of blos
soming lemon-trees, a suddlen
wave of remenbrance swept a
thwart his soul.
'Mrs. Falkiand !' he said. 'But
there must he some mistake. It is'
Mrs. Martindale, my brother's wi
In aunothier i ustant the Princess
(Contadino was introducing them.
'A (country womanlf of yours
Mrs. Falkland,' she said1, in her
soft s0out hern accent, '11 Capitano
Martindale, I delight to see you1
two b.ecomne friends !
Mrs. Falkland 1goked him fuall
in the face, with a real composure1
which he found it dittlt to com-)
She had style' enough njow.
'The budding prombise of her youth
had blossomed in the fullness of
oyal beauty. Inodeed, he felt that
she was con~decenC3ding to him, a
sihe had allowed him to touch the
tips8 of her exquisitely-.glovedl fin
gerts for a secotnd.
'You are thinking. of our first
y .a .6 ..W4.hat
has become of her.'
The laughingIifeiC' bi6ki slid
ice, and Ca1ptai n Mari ndale tok
I Mrs. Falkland into supper.
In the course of the evening he
learuie4 why she had adopted the
rname otthe-old nunt, Whohmta
ken her to Euf6bjS au l till
living hem with" er'eawecnti
sister 'ofthe Catskiil' fitier- Awl
Cora Carson, Iihe. untutorfed "hild
of the w now ii eiti
vated, graceful woman, rich in all
that makes- life beuitiful and at
'It is like a magic transformna
lion,' Captain 'G1uyo11 Martindaie
doelared to himself: 'I never
could have beheved it if I had not.
wit1eSSed it with my13 own eyes.
She is the loveliest womian I ever
saw in my life. It is no wonder
that tlhe A merican society in' Rome
is vilhl about lier. But I can't
think it true that she really likes
that young colonel of hussars, who
follows her about like 1er shadow ?'
Wlien jeailousy takes the field
love is not far off. And Captain
Martindale began pos'tively to hate
Colonel Sanlifer W loughby.
'Am I inl love With my brother?,
widlow !' hie'a"'ked] himself, 'A&ls",
it is ralher late to question the
siate of iy heart!'
Ile asked Cara to be his wife one
purple Summer twilight, as they
sat in the oleander-wreath balcony
of the old palazzo where Mrs. Falk
'No,' She said calmly. 'I will
not mtarry you, Captain Martindale!
I do not love You. There was a
time once when I might have learn-i
edI to care for you. You remem-1
ber it, perhaps-when I was new
ly-widlowed and alone. But you
were cold and unsympathetic--even
cruel t o me. 'You never could see,'
you said, 'lloir Fred came to faincy
me. I was but a burden-an in4
bus.' A nd the country milkmaid'
had more p~enetration) than you be
lieved, Captain Guyon Martindale.
The past is past, but if ever in the
future you have to deal with a
wounded and inexperienced spirit,
try to be more gentle and comnsid
And she married the Enaglish
colonel of hussars, after all.
It was a cruelI blow to ('aptain
Guyon Martindale, but he could
not dleny that he had deserved it.
If one could only to' esee the fui
ture !' he groaned, within himself.
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