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“央 视 曝 光 北 京 赛 车”GratificationwascertainlynottoostrongatermtoemploywithregardtoLadyKeeling’sfeelings,nor,indeed,toostrongtoapplytoLadyInverbroom’swhenhercallwasbroughttoanend.ThesublimityofPrincesseswasnottobehadeveryday,andthefortnightthathadelapsedsincethatmemorablevisit,withthereturnoftheroutineofundistinguishedBracebridge,hadcausedsoprolongedavisitfromapeeresstomountintoLadyKeeling’sheadlikeanhour’ssteadydrinkingofstrongwine.{280}

‘Yes,sir.’

Hehadjusttakenthenext,whentherecameatapatthedoor,andaboyentered.Hewasnot{268}oneofthemessenger-boysoftheStores,withpeakedcapandbrassbuttons,butKeelinghadanimpressionofhavingseenhimbefore.Thenherecollected:heoftenloungedatthedooroftheCountyClub.

‘Notalone,mydear,whatdoyoutakemefor?IhopeIknowwhatisproperandwhatisnot.Hissisterhascometostaywithhim,amostladylikesortofperson,youmightalmostsaydistinguished.SheandAlicemadegreatfriendsinstantly:Ideclareyouwouldhavethoughttheyweresisters,insteadofthetwoSilverdales.Theywere“mydear”toeachotherbeforetheyhadtalkedforfiveminutes.Ithoughtitquiteanomen.’

‘Ican’tsaywhetherIshouldhavebeenpleasedornot,’shesaid.‘Itdidn’thappen.ButI’msureIdon’tknowwhyyousentyourtypewriterinheretotalktome.Idon’tknowwhatyouthinkIshouldfindtosaytoher.WithAliceheretoo.’

ThomasKeelingwasseatedbeforethecirculardeskinhisofficeattheStores,andsinceninethatmorning,whenasusualhehadarrivedonthestrokeoftheclock,hadbeenfinishinghisstudyofthemonthlybalancesheetsthathadcomeintwodaysbefore.Formanyyearsnowthesereportshadbeenverypleasantreadingfortheproprietor,andforthelasteighteenmonthshisaccountshadshownaseriesofrecord-takingprofits.Thiswasnomatterofsurprisetohim,forBracebridgeduringthepastdecadehadgrownenormouslysincethenewdocksatEastonHaven,tenmilesaway,hadconvertedthattownfrombeingasleepywatering-placeintooneofthefirstportsofthekingdom.ThishadreactedonBracebridge.Freshavenuesofvillashadsprungupmushroom-likefortheaccommodationbusinessmen,wholikedtogetawayintheeveningfromcrowdedstreetsandthecrackleofcobblestones,whilesimultaneouslytheopeningofthenewrailway-worksatBracebridgeitselfhadimpliedtheerectionofmilesuponmilesofworkmen’sdwellings.Fromabusinesspointofview(toanywhohadbusinessinthetown)thesewereverysatisfactorycircumstances,provided{64}thathewassufficientlywide-awaketokeeppacewiththegrowingdemand,andnot,bylettingthedemandgetaheadofhisprovisionforit,causeorpermittospringuprivalestablishments.Keeling,itishardlynecessarytostate,hadfallenintonosuchdrowsyerror:thegrowthofBracebridge,andinparticularofthoseavenuesofvillaswhichhousedsomanyexcellentcustomers,hadalwaysbeenkeptpacewith,orindeedhadbeenalittleanticipatedbyhim.Hehadneverwaitedforademandtoarise,andthenarrangedaboutsupplyingit.Withtheimaginationthatisasmuchattherootofsuccessfulshop-keepingasitis(inslightlydifferentform)attherootofsuccessfulpoesy,hehadalwaysforeseenwhatcustomerswouldwant.AninstancehadbeenthesuddenandhugeexpansionofhisfurnituredepartmentmadeaboutthetimethefirstspadefulsofearthweretakenoutofthehillsideforthefoundationoftheearliestofthemilesofvillaswhichheldthefamiliesofbusinessmenfromEastonHaven.Hehadforeseenthatprofitableincursion,riskingmuchonthestrengthofhispre-vision,withtheresultthatnowscarcelyanewvillawasbuiltthatwasnotfurnishedfromtheStores.Theexpansionofthecateringdepartmenthadbeenasimilarstroke,andtheprosperousbusinessmanofBracebridgeatetheearlyasparagusfromKeeling’sStores,anddrankKeeling’ssoundwine,ashesatonKeeling’schairoftheNo.1dining-roomsuite.{65}

Itcosthimagooddealtosaythat,butateverywordhisburdenlightened,thoughhisanxietytoknowhowshewoulddealwithhimincreased.

LordInverbroomheldouthishand.

Theroomwasintolerabletohim,hestifledandstruggledinitsairofbitterlongings.Hisdreamshadbuiltapavilioninhisgarden,andhungitwithtapestries,andfate,terribleasanarmywith{339}banners,hadtornthemdownandtrampledupontheminitsrelentlessmarch.Hecouldatleastrefusetolookontheruinsanymore.

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    MrsKeelingwasquitehorrified;shelonged{168}forherhusbandtotellhimthatMissPropertwasquiteahumblesortofperson.Thenluckilyitoccurredtoherthatnodoubttheideawasthatsheshouldhaveherlunchinthehousekeeper’sroom.Thisrelievedhermind,andshecontinuedtotellLadyInverbroomthelastnewsfromWindsor.Shortlyafterwards,withalittlepressingonthepartofherhostess,shewasinducedtoprecedeheroutofthedining-room,leavingthemenalone.

     ‘Andthere’sawordtome!’shesaid.‘Fancytellingmethatmymotherdetestsmyhusband.That’sanun-Christianthingtosayaboutanybody.’

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    KeelingfoundthatNorahhadgotbacktohisofficewhenhearrived,andwasbusyatthetypewritingofthelettershehaddictatedtoherthatmorning.Shewasinthelittleroomopeningoffhis,andthedoorwasshut,butherpresencewas{253}indicatedbythemuffledclackingofhermachine.Thatsoundwasinfinitelymorerealtohimthanwhathethoughtofas‘theflummeries’oftheday,andhewasfarmoreinterestedinhowshewouldtakethedivulgingofthedonor’snamethanhowalltherestofthetownwouldtakeit.Thesignificancewhichitheldforhimonaccountofthehonourthatwouldcometohim,oronaccountofthismatterofhiselectiontotheClub,matterednothingincomparisontohowshetookit.Hewasdeterminedtomakenoallusiontoithimself,hewouldleaveittohertostatetherevisionofherviewsabouthissupportofthehospital.

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     Itwasnotonelarkbutmanythatwerecarollingspecksagainsttheblue,asKeelingwalkedalongtheridgeofthedownnextday,towhereafteranuplandmileitdippedintothehollowwhereheandNorahhadmetbefore,andwheretheywouldmeetagainnow.Theafternoonwaswarmandwindless,andthesquallsandshowersofyesterdayhadbeentranslatedintothevividergreenthatclothedtheslopes.Butallthisepiphanyofspringthathadsokindledhisheartbefore,passedbyhimto-dayquiteunobserved:hesawonlythetopsofthetrees,which,climbinguponthesidesofthehollowforwhichhewasbound,fringedtheedgeoftheridge.Soonhehadreachedthat,thetrackdippedoverdowntheslope,andoneachside,betweentheoak-trunks,andthestumpsofthefelledhazels,therewasspreadonecontinuoussheetofazure,asiftheskyhadfloodedthegroundwithitself.Buthehardlysawthateven,forsittingonthebank,where,atthebottomofthehollow,thestreamcrossedthetrack,wasNorah.

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    ‘Iwanttoaskyourpardon,MissPropert,’hesaid,‘formyconducttoyouthismorning.Iamsureyoudidnotchargememorethanyourworkwasworth.Ilikeyourdesignverymuch.Ishallbetrulygratefultoyouifyouwillletmehavethatplate.Iamsorry.That’sall....Iamsorry.’

     ThenheturnedtoAlice.

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     ‘Yes,Isee,’hesaid.‘Whatdoyouchargeforit?’

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    ‘Yes,butyouthoughthimsilly,andyouthoughtmesilly.’

     ‘Well,Icallthatbeautiful,’shesaid,‘andifyou’llletmeknowwhenthefuneralis,I’llsendawreath.’

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