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Chapter 3 - (VERSO)

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smiling (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)rather (end superscript)triumphantly, thinking rightly that she had come off best in that unwelcome encounter. She, at any rate, had not faltered and colored, and lost her presence of mind.

“It is little wonder he did,” thought the Old Lady vindictively. It pleased her that Andrew Cameron should lose, before her, the front of adamant he presented to the world. He was her cousin and the only living creature (begin subscript)­^(end subscript)(begin superscript)Old (end superscript)Lady Lloyd hated; and she hated and despised him with all the intensity of her intense nature. She and hers had sustained grievous wrong at his hands, and the Old Lady was convinced that she would rather die than take any notice of his existence.


From "Old Lady Lloyd."