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Chapter 6 - (VERSO)

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that Felix had run for comforting to Rachel Janet Reid Andrews, the little thin, sweet-faced, rigid-lipped woman who kept house for them. Mr. Leonard knew that Rachel Janet would disapprove of his action as deeply as Old Abel had done. She would say nothing; she would only look to at him with reproachful eyes over the teacups at supper time. But Mr. Leonard believed he had done what was best and his conscience did not trouble him, though his heart did.

Thirteen years before this, his daughter Margaret had almost broken his that heart by marrying a man of whom he could not


From "Each in His Own Tongue."