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Chapter 5 - (VERSO)

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you I shall be only too pleased to do. I am afraid you have looked upon me as an enemy, Margaret, and I assure you I have felt your injustice keenly. although it was I realize that some appearances were against me, but—”

The Old Lady lifted her head and stemmed his eloquence by that one gesture.

“I did not come here to discuss that matter,” she said. “We will not refer to the past, if you please. I came to ask a favor, not for myself, but for a very dear young friend of mine—a Miss Gray, who has a remarkably fine voice which she wishes to have trained. She is poor, so I came


From "Old Lady Lloyd."