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Vleuret llWIiilir, My 111': •er. Good- said ilohn, ns I eagei' :i: ... .. liii'e tiifeygiUK' ibV'* said iloliii! sadly '\vent abroad, com tiley were thinking of •t month they did so." no word—no message liieti, ifohn bjieiiirig a bf iiiiii in which lie cheerful-looking in und this bile morning eah-iage: I suppose i' tlio stein passed paper with the wol d, it. to hear the news, smiling as John re in the drawer. Xt .itlios, that little rose, •tor's carriage, and now lancets, forceps and trumenls. .e months, even the and we heard nothing description of street respectable—dull, quiet, —small houses on each low rents rents, most gas an old tenant left ca.e.e in the sort of a .'•tiling gentleman and u- workman meet in i: and upward course. On I I lie servant what had Mistress. irj in her chair, sir, and talking such gibber for you as fast as I way to a sitting-room, in there when I left will in. sir:" it no mistres's wasvisilile. Iiiick glancethat the room mushed—many little I'em lacks. lying about. Hang near the window were a triiliUim-h and il bull stood a China aithful lepre aiid tell on coijsiu Avait ti,i|ti' evening found very pale,' different, in woman who thrdf years who had prdi that afternor. after her mot. ed as she told most eonvalcs think I need tr Then she held took it :-rtid: "l'lease iorgi words to-dav I scarcely knew wi "We are alwav X-'leurette. lirot'lii seven—why not si* .Flcui-ettcj ..... staved the ios« two? home front my travels, w. Having heard of an 'mined well, I ran down consult ray brother, very had correspond "wsof tlio little town •re. As I passed ier saw it was I said to mv •, calling liie all further dent alarm steneil up rofa bed the floor assistance I lifted on the bed then ain what was the alas! very little pro irm'ine the prim es. ,i- lueoneof thosi' "ad cases, ...ely becoming more and more I in, of drunkenness in one whose ion and station in life should wised her far above such a vice, was no doubt about it. liven if lor of the woman's breath had not ne the truth. I had seen too many en women in my time to be ile 1. could do little to relieve her r.nd after assuring the frightened lit that her mistress was in no dan placed her comfortably on the lml gave the girl instructions to ii ler clothes. As she did sollook tli pity and sonie_curiosity on the jipy woman. was a lady, evidently—so far as minion sense of the word reaches icately nurtured and well dressed, .t'auires were pleasing, regular,and etl, yet. in spite of all this, she lay a victim to the same vice that •s the brutal collier to pound his ito death, and causes the starving r-woman to overlie her wretched y. did hot like to expose, her weakness iicrown servant, so promised to send mil some medicine, and to look in liii in the evening. is I stood with the door half open, turned to give the servant some instructions, a girl passed by me stily, not even seeming aware or my seuce. Before had time to speak, even to look at her. she had thrown self on her knees beside the bed, and sweeping bitterly over the unfortu tp wc imi. Her face as she kneeled lii(. "ii from me, but I could see was black, and something in ".n ,f her graceful ligure struck being familiar. li my, poor mamma! my poor n-.:a!" she sobbed out. "What shall again, again! Oh, poor mamma!" lr*w near and said, "You need not la: med at your mother's illness she soon recover." lie girl rose on hearing my voice, turned round quickly and looked at 110 and behold she was our long- Fleurette! euretle—and, as I could see, even ugh her sorrow, as beifutifnl as I advanced with outstretched ds Imt the girl drew herself up and ed me aside with the dignity of a ii uive empress. V:d so, as you threatened, you have ii ied upon my privacy. Go—I will •1 speak to you again." •'ss Dorvaux." I answered, almost ry as herself, "your servant will HI how happen IO be here, and 111 see it is from no wish to iu am going now. lml shall re 0 see my pat entthis evening, 1 hope, for iiie sake of old days, ill give me a few minutes' con tain." •a. a:. I'leureUe returned weeping mother, departed, revolving things in my mind, as tlis writers Hid found Fleurelte at last. Actu jiving within a ston»'s-throwof my r! X'erhaps she had lived there ever cslie left Dalebury. Now having ill her. what was I to do with lierr essed that I had also fathomed her .ti'i v. You see. it was only-a com •ilace. viilgar little mystery Vter mot' 's drunkenness tliosum wlieii I thought'of the love and hriglk pros of keeping herjpoth inost likely never ,'erilice wufirliW to -lit lace thauhid 'ib Kleurctte smile "Tell me, Fleu. as I sal down besii cause?" She ndildeil her "Tell me all ah: it been going on? you Mower, doubtless still wcr. was all that was little romance. 'TKlt II. went hv. was still 1 purchased a share ice. and although I eery in my work, it ice, anil one which •e entirely mine, as as growing old and ing. .•very year I had been All was the same till unmarried and bout her, knew ho .. me dainty little girl ''d his love. 'Yet not a uvitescnt him. Shemiglit tried, for all we knew. vender whether should again—whether should secret trouble for felt e's sadness was not so ving to give up the hope in wife, as from the cause cil her to take that step. I Jpe. and say a word now encourage John to hope while snatching a hasty '••formed that 1 was want found a respectable ser lor me. ionic to my mistress at she. "She is taken very en." she live?" I asked. The a street within a short a few minutes was at And then J'leuret not give bet' vi-ords. ing. loo lenient, and' l'octionale excuses. little tale, even as she' hope growing strong in one hour it was cr is crushed under foot tence, contrition, sham recurring vows of aim with them hope sprui' bloomed for awhile—oi down as ruthlessly as be on for years, ever "the saint1 and although she told ine same loving care, the saint' solve to shield her niothc the vulgar gaze. It was a 1 for a girl to bear, For this the hope of being John's would not leave her mother mid would not injure We had. as yet. sa nothing about John. That was to conic. "J'leurettc. I shall write to John to night. What shall I tell hiniV" ller black eyelashes were now only visible. "What can you tell him? Vou prom ised to guard'my sec ret." "I shall, at least, tell him I havefound you. and then he must take his own course." "Oh, don't let him come here." plead ed the girl. "1 could no lit artoseeliim and perhaps." she added, with a falter ing voice, "he doesn't: can: to hear any thing about, ir. '-'.W» J- Ah, X' Icuretie', after" all, on points you are only a weak woman. The next day I lieggcd leave of ab sence from niv partner and patients, and ran down lo jlalebury to tell John thiMiews. Vet had little enough to tell him. I was in honor bound lo guard the girl's secret: so all could say was, hail found her again, that she was as lie witching as ever. and. believed, loved him still. 1 could add that now I knew the reason why she could not come to liim, and X-was compelled to own il was a weighty one—an obstacle which I could give no hope would be removed lor many years. lie must be content with that it was all lliu news, all the hope had to give him. "Very well," said Joint, with a sigh, "I must wait. All thimrs come to the man who waits so perhaps i'leurette will come to me at lest." Now that had found Kleurctte. vou may be'sure that wasnol going to lose sight of her again. I was very grieved to learn that her niother'scircumsta nces were not so good its of old. Some rascal who possessetl the widow's confidence had decamped with, a large sum of money. Our Kletirelte eked out their now scanty income by painting on china, and very cleverly tl'ie girl copied the birds and (lowers on the white plates. She never complained, but to me it was more than vexations to think that there was a good home waiting for her if her mother's faults would allow her to ac cept it. Now and again I would give John tidings of her. lie never sought her. being far too proud to come to her ltftil il a*lkji 4- 4*.v.. i.:.... .. JI rieurette to persuade her mother to'en ter a home for inebriates, but the girl would not even broach the subject to her so here was youth drifting away from John and Fleurette—kept apart for the sake of a wretched woman, and I was powerless to mend matters. il But did John and l'leuretle ever mar ry? You see, this is not a romance, only a little tale of real life, aud, as such, the only way out of the deadlock was a sad and prosaic one—a way for which poor Fleurette could not even wish. Reformation. I say, as a medical man, was out of the question. I hope Fleurette will not read these pages, in which I am compelled to ex press my true feelings by saying that, a short time after a year had expired, Sirs. Dorvaux was obliging enough to die. 1 say "obliging" advisedly, for sad though it be to think so, herdeath made three people happy indeed, as her life was so miserable to her. it may be I should 'lave said four, l-'leuretle mourn ed her sincerely all her faults were buried in her grave, and left to be for gotten. Two months after her death I wrote to Joint, bade ltiui come to town, and without W warning Fleurette, sent him to Tier. Then he found that all tiling.'^.lo indeed conic lo the man who can iit—even the love that seemed so hoilless and far away. I don't thinkfJohn ever knew." or. un less he reads it" here, ever will know, the true reason why Fleurette refused him and shunned liim for so Ion-'. He «W S? hat our *ery near a J-iighsh indiscriminately. A: we pass liere the aquatic listi.M I,..." with a smi lh? snot whci'ii t'lii*ii Sa'itl lies,,'Ui'S bnf up- it better ictf iii 'the iu'e^ihv'Jv!''''-" 1 thl presence tte color is now a mil not WIIJI »?. fl'ijusi vvwii it'll other, 'iiiy times &£5uul lioiM'Iosslv. I ^iid, jxcntlv, 'was this tli« 1 lead j—f. low long has 'is secret, as le.d me. I win were tiid Jov framing af is a pileotis it—a tale of cry day, till as a (lower came peni il the ever lent. And fresh and he cut And so ry round, ever Un ions re from burden tve up She shrewdly feared might hi she subjected him to lliescandi inga mother-in-law of Mrs. l)i disposition living with him. Knowing as I know the delicate suscepiiodities of patients in a place like Daleburv. in my heart 1 thought l'leuretle *r righf. And why did voit leave Dalel'ui-.i asked, when she had finished h-!1'vc ,..i. AC SlK'"k' ,l ,1 S "Sim wafj dued—very n«rv tut'iiioi'ies .p'resetit iSliaptrV: ,'g fair-let lis tof-je'tv' •-''tilt it- sn«* siiolie. fof-: ed—verv ihV'"A* 1 y«iini'r! UlVin,., m\ et te o'f ^)ld davs tin river dh^' "'S So he had trembled and as yet no such day had or happy love-story Jia the repose of the, 'call now behold, si was I. anil it Wits so long sm thought of her leaving frev Lorn'n had ceased "X was ne: iy asleep. I'.i as they sauntered away the sheltering trees. "I gave up reading and wavs a dangerous ex wide awake now. "II is only lliat has been up to see ilin nu au explanation. Iliereisno hitherto." ^:e Vc nf ii ,!..!,.,, V.. little or nothing. The last time I was rowed Fleurotte a long ws low stream. Xot only Fli couple of children as wei bonny boys who chatte^ I: some-, and when He told in, the Kalcon. I asked hint i,. instead. I knew his lather were both students, and lit has seni, n. books and no.es by this young which will he invaluable to ine." "That, isgoo I of him."Sydney replic "and. of course, it was right to ask tl son to come here, but I cannot lit. wishing thill he had preferred the ly pause- "X have been now w.tu Fleurette. SliSliflhts He spoke to her father in) that old red-brick house- si lle h'V 8ll(),18 I hc»r. cxcrptin^ llim» ro\v:i of goM braid iVOk HiV 'iark-lirown hair, and a little 1 bunch ot yellow daisies in the lace at. her throat. In her hand the held a large •nonieiit PsaVv rauier si are tyrant sor''wful- Bcreen of peacock's feathers. liu.t.lllQ ftlrtitiliess of her dress suited like' lief rejiost! rtf liiniiMer. and the rathei sl*w, soft way she' hail of s|ieill il'ig,.6r /atlie'r as this strangero'lySerVetl, !)earin( li'fer address her father, Site liaif & ftayof begiimiiifr Iiet 5en'teiic('9.i,slo\v:i ly and then hnrlviiig a littl^ov.er tllfc' last words, which pleased his far it sounded like a soft little caress given to the gentle old man, who seemed to live in her love. It was a lender domestic, drama, and he found his thoughts wan dering to it occasionally. Then dinuer was announced, and lit was walking down-stairs with Sydney lioraine'shaud on bis arm. lie was very handsome man—of that fact Miss Ijora'im! had been aware when She iirsl looked iilto his delicate, fair which flie was than let Hietri I(Ca.rjyif I ESI£E. Count Von Lindenheim. n.Al'TIOl! I. "TifB WITH willl'l, K11. •illi.... MOON I XAIilsHS Sydney:'' At t|„. sound Of the call- ,, ing Miice a girl rose from the low seat face but the Chanii ot wluc luxuriously tilled with scarlet cushions' conscious lay in something 4 1... ..i .. 1 .. 1. under tliefnlipa-tree. in which she had heauty, and she was conscious all did been reclining, anil for a moment look- ner-tiine of watching him. and striving t-d roe,ud halt-bew ildered. Then,"Fath-1to analyze whence il proceeded. er, ilea! do von want me?" she answer- l-'ie courteous manner in which he I t?d. and hastened In meet iiii old Wall listened to her old father pleased her. it coming toward her over the close-crop- tilled, as lie reached her side '"ii would (lave kept only, happening to glance out of doors. I was templed fo'r. it mo7 ment to think the library looked dull." "It was a good lhoug:ht. father, and now that you are here, stav i.ntl have tea with inc." world." he added, absently, lookin overhead into the cloudless blue, "and sometimes indoors one is inclined to tin-get it." They were a curious contrast out wardly, this father and daughter he so small and fragile-looking, with his smooth wliite head and gentle face—a scholar's thouglilfulness in its reline mcul—she. so t:. 11 strong, and upright. Hut it the points of divergence were marked thus stronglv. ihere were stronger points still that made the meeting-places easy of attainment. In her gray eyes Godfrey Loraine saw those that had tenderly lightened and smiled for him. before lie had known that, ilie daughter's life must co-i the mother's: and though the buried dream had sutliced him as far as this world was concerned, and "Kinis" was written across (lie folded page that death had turned, yet he did not fret and mourn Mamina was— ill—tlieie so ill. 1 was oi- even ceaselessly regret, but passed a obliged to send tor a doctor--and I fear-i hard-working scholar's life the onlv ed people might learn the cause." I pleasure, outside his books it,'s So that was why Dr. liusli had been who. in his library, in called instead ot John. 1 "Then we came to London," .she con tinued. "London is so large, I thought we might hide ourselves here." "How often do these—these attacks show themselves':"' I asked. "Sometimes not for months some times twice a month. Oh.do vou think she can ever be cured? She hit's liceu so good, so good for such a long time! If 1 had not. gone out to-day, this might never have happened. Our poor old servant died some mouths ago. and I could nol trust the new one. or slit might have prevented it. Do you think she can be cured'-" I shook my head. I knew loo well that when a woman of Mrs. i)orvaux's age has these periodical irresistible cravings after stimulants, the ease is well-nigh hopeless. Missionaries.clergy men, aiid philanthropists tell us pleas ill^ and comforting tales id' marvelous reformat ions, but medical men know the sad truth. was so indignant at the sacrifice of a young g:rl's life. that, hail I spoken my true thoughts. I should have said, "Jjeave the brandy'-bottle always full, always near at hand, so that Well, I woii't he too liardon Kie irettc'smoth er. She lnusl have had some good in !iei\ for the girl to have loved her so. so grass tiippaiiey or rciiighnesii which jarred up "11 is nothing very important." he it I books, this girl, his walks, in all his pursuits, was rarely absent from I his side. Thus life rounded itself afresh, only sometimes he forgot, its he said, how much sunshine, except in books, the world contained. And now the child as a woman. Tho days were oyer when, with Iter arms elasoed tight about a giaut suntlower, she nail exclaimed. "Next year shall I be as tall as it is!" (haie tl'ic lime when she. had stood. Iter blonde head readiing up to his gray one. and had said with triumph. "Father. I am taller than you are. Soon I shall lie grown up." Yes. all that was past, the tunc had I come. The blonde head Wits smooth! She had spoken jestingly, but Count and brown, lite tall s-iun ligure had' von Imidcuheiin's eyes were turned grown round and hcauln'ul. and child- gravely upon her. as it' demanding an liooil was oyer. explanation of her random words. Then for a time anew trouble had "Well. why. Sydney?" her lai :.eri|uc: haunted liitn. She would marry. One tinned also dining the little pan day she would come- and say tl'iat the dawn had incited into a goiden present, thai j.ove had touched her with it^i wings, that all its bi'aiil 1 fears were al'out her, world into wh eh she we and he. remembering eyes, would have to lit "(toil sp"ed." though always seems cold compared wall the one .. are exiled. Fit Con. Men. you know, dear father, a a great deal of trouble. 'They are not content. They want"—she'paused a moment, looking round us if wonder ing what more they could want, and added after that moment—'"lawn ten nis." "Hut this one will not, 1 am certain," replied her father. "To he sure, he is (termini. No"—re flectively—"he is far more likely to want a poetry book, and that in ti.l.i'house he is eas.ly provided with. There, dear father, you see I am bci'or.-liand milk ing the best of him. It is selfishness, of course, hut one never wantsoutsiders in l'aradise "Xo. 'I 111 lis: sometimes take the form of Hit: pent." "Father." she retorted, "you ought to which opened at mi end into a spacious well-tilled library—descriptive, combina- ri tion which figured forth the joint lives passed in the two rooms—no artiticial light was needed. It was a beautiful room 011 the lirst story, and its wide open windows looked down into the smiare. sheltered garden, round three she'sat down at the piano! sides of which the house was built—the no use being too strict," she gitrden where Sydney hud slept that aft ernoon. She and her father stood to gether by one of the windows, round which grew honey-suckle and yellow roses, and the silence that onlv calm, satistied love can anpreeiate and com prehend had enfolded them for some time as they stood thus looking together across the garden on to the rose-touch ed, sunset sky beyond. Their hearts so near together, and yet their thoughts so far apart. Ilis turning back to that buried past, which would rise up before liim in such moments as these hers on to the future, which every girl, con sciously or unconsciously, believes some coming unborn day holds for her. "Alii here is Count von lantleniieiin." liack to the world (iodfrey Tjoraine came with a little sigh. Hack from her dreitfns came also Sydney at her father's voiw saving. "This is my daughter." as if ho hail said "This is my qiieen," to find a tall, fair-haired man bowing to her, and telling her in very careful, hut apparently good Knglish, that he was very grateful to nave been asked tothis the clear blue sky] The geniit liooiil li 111 IwMIUO 1tiulilil nh luktiio li.l'i ..4- ii beautiful house, instead of being left at the inn. Oh. but you must not despise the the roses and honev-suekle, l/iiiii Stvniuir vnnltuil ilnmiivo 1...1 ... 1 ... ,- 1 tlie there I the up the shal- set. but a 81: Bed. I very ('ulii'd.Y wanting in either the 1 ""''Il in the younger llieli she met. They Wanted something distinct from the mannerisms of all older gen eration, which were nusuiled to their youth, aiid which ycl should not take the form of ilo manners at alii sotne subtle mingling of dignity and courtesy, which this stranger was' possessed of. There is so much sunshine in the Without being sad his face was grave- grave for his oue-aniMhtrty years but once, as he suddenly looked up and smiled at someremiii set-nceof hisfatli er's vonth. of which Mr. Iioraiue was speaking. Sydney noted the light it lent to his face, changing it in a moment, adding sweetness to the lines about tho month, and lighting as with sniishiye. the blue eyes. Ilis talk was ehielly with Mr. Iioraiue. and with him about the papers anil books on botanical subjects which he had brought from his father, He appeared to he not ignorant IKIII self ol' tin' subject, anil spoke as if it, were one on which he was accustomed to express opinions. And Sydney grew quiet and listened, and then found her thoughts drifting away intospeciilation of what his home might be like, and what his life might lie. "X suppose lie is a soldier," lveallinL' his nationality. "I dare say father has ttdd me, but I ipiite forget." "Vou are very quiet. Svdncv." Her father's voice recalled her to'the fact Unit dinner was ovei. "Are you going lo show Count X.iiiilenlieim our beauti ful garden':"' "No, father, I am nol." And then, turning in an explanatory manner to her guest, "Whenever father savsthat." she began, "it means that he hopes am going somewhere where I shall re main ignorant of the fact that he is writ ing or reading by candle-light. And that is forbidden." "She takes great care of me." remark ed Mr. Loraine. "and, unfortunalelv. it is impossible to deceive her." "True, father, and that kind of wo man is very tiresome in everyday life." "And wliy?" "I feel as if I wen- an oracle." site re plied "having to gi-.e two aifo.vvrs to tl"',sanie ipiestio-i. To ci". latiiei-, be ':i -pi ,:,. fnnu experience, men ^alv.ay. d:.!!!'.: tli n-rs that they do w,'n io In loiind out." An I hen, 8 voice ciiiuu:ng. and losing it:, light she rose, and turned toward .,-'arncst eyes still turned toward her, idealise men can never quite rise to aine heights they were on. 1 h-fnte wore found out." ing spoken she walked away and '..em.a.id she was notquilecertain, comment followed her words, er the nip Knglish had notalit •plcxeil him. ji I apparently il wasnol so. for a j'« short inic'aftcrward. as she sat in Aiou window-seat toying with liie "rk fan she again held, the di::-r 5"ei! to admit the two men. And ,•! .t immediately the younger v,alio.I er lo her side, and pa-king up the inversation where they hail iei'l it oil' Then you think thai no man can re 11:iili what a woniau believes him ,') .be?" he asked. "That h1 iKU.it 1k» out? '1/ 1,:,l I iuM faihi1:'." urn*! iu')l lp '!Lrle il.'' /iv?" shi' vni.-e ore MTimis. juh! Sh" [n\\ :,vl 0:1 her !:•}'. ,.t ihr wiMtS-ni ih-« •'•*!»•••. or C: nan woiihi in'vw uM iil i.'ii sT k:r.»v, i, .1 i.!v:is:^'ht- onlv II diMiurci'. lint i. ns on h'-wists. nrl tlu*n ins'.- y.fj nnl we: •\\"s mw e. .e of rcnntinin.u: tht*r is blumin^lht* iflol. \v!ui:s von bhitiui tl»« idolati'i ." "I.Vrliaps." si it* snid lumj-fht 1'nl !•. Ilo had spoken seriously, lml when lie notetf how liTaye her laee was. he -niileii. And then. "No. no." lie added: "\,e won't quarrel. WIKMI after all \v( arti ajriwl. It is trntii. trnth, we are both defending: you only say yon deplore us presence sometimes, heeause il shows \To." said her father, with a little up wliat we should n'-U diseover without isw! smile, "especially as outsiders its li^ht. Ami I say.better diseover it/' ser- be ashamed of yourself. only spoke moment possible ilinc lit irii'ii 11 nit xiiiuti't .. 4' .. I thus to give you an opportunity of fending him. 1 shall lie obiigetl now to defend him myself, and lie is votir friend." "My friend's son—and sons and lath ers. alas! are often sadly unlii e. ]_!ut this especial son pleased me. lie re- And I still i:m not sure." she made answer more lightly, "if it were not bet ter to live in a fool's paradise lo the last Don'l answer her. liindenheim." Mr. Loraine said.who had drawn near. ".She would state anything to lead one into an argument, and would always say the thing most. likely lo cause a spirit of contradiction to rise in her hearer, know her better than to take the adroit- 'My dear child, yes"—in rather a hur ried manner—"what is it?" There was guilt in the tones of your voice. Where are you?" "I am here," rather nervously "I can hear vou perfectly. Sing Yesterday.'" Sydney gave a little slight shrug as "There is ... remarked, smiling. One must overlook shortcom ings as often as it is possible." "Particularly when they make people happy." That is a very bad reason," she be gan. "We are arguingagain," lie said."That lias also been forbidden. Let me hear the song lirst." She sang one or two simple little Her man songs that suited her voice, anil her listener remained on by her side whilst the twilight deepened so gradu ally, that very soon the one bright -.pot in the room came from the caudles on the piano. Then she paused, and asked: "But now it is your turn, do you nol singi"' "Xo," he answered, "but I plav." She gave up her place to lum.'and re sumed the seat where she had been be fore, in the low window-seat bv the open window. The night had grown still aud ouiet, the rosy lights had all vanished.' and thousands of .stars shone overhead ill ., st ring of the acacia trees below, the soli .-cents that the night air was bringing from content with it length he rose and came and stood bv ,, 1)er sil1® Llle le, moments until dinner was announced, seemed necessary .ite or D.ilebury, and moreover, the one .but as he talked -yoked now ar.d 1 "ltis magi,"h'e said as woman against whom Dalebury says then toward gn stood .still corner of the dark biiiklin" little or nothing. J|intheh)' t-iiiie I was Mown there I the mgfo- that touched with silver the 'ie did not at once speak, anil lor the few to her 110 commonplace word of thanks 10 ller 110 commonplace word 1 i.rlam we Ndng c:ime a sudden slrea/ of round the ....... building opposite xung came a sudden streadi of moonlight, that touched with sijver the trees^be Jow. ... 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Solltl lr:',rh'-T t!ir:iu^!i oue, very strongly made, and wilt nut rip. FO SAIJK 15Y CAUTION. CASH MER V'.hi ha\ all vairsh awi.y. it now spoken and t:i: .nu stiil me thai-.k on "l-'or the' moAh. tli.it reminds ine of home. I am there. I al ways play until I am told l. leavt My father is ver, i..mi of i-:i,.-ic." "And what does home sj of questioned. lie --v ,s s! :ud:n-.-: ,n I' of her, leiiuingiiga.!he w:i .:.i,-. and she looked at liim a. The lttoiinI:i!11 \\i.s touching her with its weird I.and hi-pan: a monies ', before aaswi r:ie-:. "Home consists of i'u',h- and live: sons." he said. ".*• e.'.ade: a v.-oiy.jin to complete il. I always think so when I am mere, which is not often. I am a soldier." "All!" she stirred a ldtle.au.I sal mors upright. And then: "You have not a sister?" she added, as if that were not the lirst thing she laid meant to ay. "Xo. I have never had a sister, and my mot her hits been dead in tti \cars." "Yes." she said, nfler it pause, "some how home doe.- eein lo require il wo man vet —I i:in not sure. It some times seems tome hilt men say that, when they wish to lie pleasant to nsand give us a share in their lives, but I am not sure thai it isir-.e.'i'iieyilo very well without us—it is impossible to imagine we are necessary to their happiness— though we m.:v be to their comtort." lie looked a her a moment in silence, in a wav he had which left her in doubt ax to whether he was trying to adjust, her sentence, to his own mind before answerii..-.r. or whether it was merely her Kiglish thiit t'l-i..' -.'•alexed him, :i11-1 '-n said: "You are mista'.-Vvm: a .-haps does nol wish to be ai ..e uinsi not make a mistake, mr .oen it is not only his own happiness thiit is lost, but hers." And the woman?" she questioned quickly, sluing a lhtin more upright. "Is it fair that she ioo should nol wait? But. perhaps." smiling, "her mistake does no! matter?" "Xot so much." he still spoke gvavely. any on" but herself. sary that she r.ho'dd her mist:d- e. iijhts, mm TAKE N: These Slices are made am tlio [iritv ami nairu- of \Y\ inferior articles, anil cartff) siiis&SSEiil/: on iJLS «r CO T-- 1 A answered, aud ho "l: *-ed n.'L a.Teet 11 neees rdh.si !i. ln'e She ro.-e to ln-r fee movement, that lh had laid under her fell to the ground "I argue no mor Willi r-o udd 'li i,r fan w\r idly vl:v-n-d he !'ino5 ieed. .-.!»(• cried ously, I Ise wo:11 11:&}»]»::is worth eons.der-nu'.*' "Mow unfa r." en-\\or: -A. I:n. lithe e.t her veh'-ei'-ti -r. "v, ,! wa who saiil thai tie* iesr was of neivssi' :ie «endetd man, and that for that -on the Man "And the man's.*' shi* ino-rnspi'-d.V'a (lepent!e!:t on the woman! It .s nm tv me we have in a eirele. ar rived exactly w.ave we be: an—ir.meiy. wel witiiou! us.' that men can iio "You arc loo u"c! ." he said. "I can not keep up witu \im, but I think you know where we were agreed all tho same." "It is the Knglish." she answered, evasive! -, "if we were both speaking our own language, we should understand one another better." "IVrhaps.'' "Here is lather." she went on, turning toward where Mr. Loraine had appear ed on the threshold between the two doors. She went a few steps toward him. and took his hand in hers, the lit tle mutinous expression lading as sin looked ill him. her eyes growing soft and sweet. "You are just in time, father Count Liiiileuhe.ni aud 1 v. on arguing un til we were at the verge of quarreling— ill least 1 was." "And what Wits liie point of differ ence?" "Woman, down-trodden woman. I I Wits defending her, aud insistingoii her I rights." I "Xot her Sydney—her privi leges." "I do not like them accorded as privi leges still. 1 am not proud "And you would lather not do with out them? Well, ring for lights, and fetch the chess-board. Home. Sydney," he went 011. "should be a court, ruled by a king and queen, anil then there would arise 110 question as to which were right-, and which were privileges." "Xo. father." she retorted: "home should be a court where there is onh/n queen—and a prime minister." "1 dare sty that would insure peace." "Well, at least ii bus done so 111 out cast'." Mr. Loraine had seated himself in a low armchair, and having so spoken. Sydney leant over the back, and lightlv k'ssed his gray head. Then lifting lie." smiling e\es to tie- tall, fair man. who stood, wif'-hing her. "l'oor fat Iter." slir said gent •». "i.e has never evevy out 1 i-. I i:.'e h:m. "Jim a for my own good, is it Thiit is why 1 iion'l col plain. N-\ go aud tig 'Yesterday am wait.iig to hear K." "Ah. you should not have gone to write, la!.!-, r." si .-a d. her vo-ce losin. its light tones, and growing qu-ck anil earnest, "and l:e:i you wo.'.'d have heard l.'ouui .a nhenii pi.:.-.'. Such music!"- claspii"' her hands lo-cli "it wits fit.iyl.'.in':." "Iletler then i'::iryli nd."an-'wered Loraine. "i was 1 stee/ng a-o. am you do not believe me. go ar-d look my manuscript, and see bow !ev wo: I have milled lo it. That is iei-harj of music." he went on. turnir. to tt young man "it^-v-uupi-iscs evi vthine. Vou shut your Is, and yet see pa-: tires, and hear A-es, aiid'lhev are i:1 ways pictures y. l"-.sei?—v' pictures whose tones ,%|iswered. "X j[njured i' Lit sliouh rt-h'¥ !*«C ftS?! -.W'a'