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鈥淚鈥檒l use my own judgment,鈥 Polly added, not knowing how dangerously near she came to repeating words of grave and liberating importance.


鈥淚t鈥檚 the claret,鈥 Thurley insisted. She did not want to talk about herself because she did not seem a struggling, interesting human being like the rest.The only books the room contained were a well worn Bible and a Human Anatomy. The curtains were twisted back into hideous shapes, some fastened with twine, others with artist鈥檚 thumb-tacks, and one was thrown over the cornice in gay disregard.


Hobart did invite Thurley to the family dinner party. With customary tardiness the invitation did not reach her until the afternoon of the day, late afternoon in fact, after a fatiguing round of 鈥減olishings off,鈥 as she dubbed them, and an hour with Miss Clergy during which she had read aloud from an archaic little romance and had listened to the ghost-lady murmur her opinions.鈥淥f course, that鈥檚 the best part of it. Easy things never get you anywhere. Effective medicine is almost always bitter.鈥 He came to put his hands on her shoulders.


鈥淪eems as if there鈥檚 nothing he can do to get rid of her except hang himself,鈥 was the village verdict.