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7 CHAPTER I. . . in
Down in st. i‘h.-tries ell-ee ,tt Xeiv ()r- i,
lenns, the morning breeze played n-.isehler- ‘V
ou- .wlt nn ll vised i-la that “ teal ti
t-onslncnon-ly t the whit p'hn- n he < i
oi south In home where lived colonel Ylc- it
tor Lam e 1 was lac there :
took her pritllks good-llzltul
timing at times astounded
'’ 5 able to toddle about, Dol‘- ‘ 1‘
n Verihlres ‘l to 21 marked
etily. though her
him. ' ‘
thoughtful Luce walked in the shade of the
trees townr t e house. - I I
reiv near and still kept his eyes
eing lost in thought, the .
ret. ' . , -
all, hetis going to wall;
00 ' up."
coughed ‘slightly.’ but the
to reach Oi t-hat‘ deaf
n , the 1
'thani:t>(l lo a, look'ol en . .
“Up to some nf your Drallks. as u<uAL you
fa:-‘t‘nl." h said. 8 the fun-loving girl
e holllldlng KO“‘Bl'd
E‘“<CiEHi [L D
or’ HERI. ‘DUAL LIFE
13y HELENA z;.'41,LA'1t1), WHITE
l.hl'ough :1 noble lnlflulse ihnt you hm
ronieto this decision, but you do lIrv('I'z‘.'lIl7.e
=s- e 'r':“v‘r‘ -w
such la ste uu see
'only theglltter. To live with a "mun “H0111
you 0 not lot and scarcely rt.s,..a.t, tin;
prove a sorrow tha all the ennh l the
world cannot. s t e No. my daughter. nlV
pet, yo shall not malie n
won't hear I . I ‘
,. ty Isn't the bnrgalil
hln . There would
some sense to such a union. he idea.
of his Wanting a young thing‘ Ilke you,
“Perlmils you are l"I!ZllL Pa. but Aunt Bet-
clter is look-
him. their iii ea on to ti
. l'hy don‘! you scold, hum?" she asked. it tty. tor Instance.
as she stoo on ntoe. and pressing the i r convenience.
withered cheeks between her palms. kissed 51 ut t 8 young girl like you. t, wit
hint to on he lips. - E ‘EV your lite all a white page n yet, it woul
' ,"“'e‘iI. kiloiililz what 11 rebel I am. it is 55 ‘>9 I C m%H 0 ‘mt’. Want your
vey‘[u'-‘ng Dre“, far, Dot," t - P life to b one an honeyed (hit! the
' ‘- you 'nk so? Well, Po. our opinions l‘
,are formed by t e way we loo ’at things I
in this ll e xow w lool-t this rmm an 1' “<‘
‘entirely d tterent point of view. You cher- ‘l
ish old time prejudices while I cherish the u,
‘memor one of t e gre test men ever .
iltnown to cry. Conce lng he rou- .i.
hles that intve passe . both p ties are ,'
;ooihot.:en.led. nhd t, a i rushed ibl)i(nd- “D h H
y me an e t out noppng to th n or ‘
the .-lerlou-z coi1.<eIiuen<‘es.' ,1 verrt much v, 7 at am sense! ‘may a
patience e iih either side: yo now how I n:.:;‘IT.f:;:'.:3;' W ::::t;‘,.'::;:‘.'‘ '“ ‘
hate ATS, Pu: ow i uma and Itttklhe th
i.=h I think they are. But elnc it wa re.=ent.t for my mind is weighted -ith little rnnltal. But I hm-ent .1 red rent to hot! day and night this one
tree right. =i asmisse . nk we sollleihlll: tur ltmrt> .<t'll0uS Serious. be- inv . here you are. “W 1t Mk" 8 Stronz nature to put down
<imuld not harbor ill ieeiings to the extent use you i nst ow, I th . t .ouv- u ell, you shall mu. shall not do that. tr'"Dta"0“ “h It mm?! in ‘inch in on-m.
t we nprireciaie iiure weltn e . -3 gr niest anxiety or my u see. it i could nlnrl'y old-er, lilr. And as sure as there is a sky above us. Just-
- 0 have r ne. V l irt (‘are any- as pmmisi-u to settle tiny ““' 1ntt>vis in store tor you should you
old shisirr, that man my own ght. l-lat Inarry old “allter.'
Rm; xery speec and non] exngnt Aiken d .0. 7 n... ma and Au.“ rtmy woilld nuke you all mmtortable for me and y eat on the bench. with her thin
that ever iell troln his lips, because 1 sim- hellei-e or nretend to heiieve that you do. I shou cl amw. too. be is s I so. (we resting in the ll-tlm of her Mild. B thought-
it] adorn l xvi: is, s cha - i - better. i know dear. re- beauty nil elegmlre and] tratel, and ii i hid pain .3 exuression shadolllng hei-
itabie, an t . out , . and intelil- iinecllittle girl like Dortiih) Lamherttouidtrt ilsiiter II in es R 1 ha! traiei ace, nd silence ensued tor some time. At
‘t: nt. Then to think at his as lmiioiis and me an ol man like him. why, , he is tthereie i nu 3-. tom that be great? or last she tart uu iretnhliug, like the
peiseternnte. why. it reads almost like at almost as old as m. nnd not half so good course 'tis pussihle i might ilnd Annie one roses 0 the vines oterheatt that were swept
mm. 31,“ Mn 0 lrnnkg of mm. 100. 25- , whom i could‘ i t hetterssmne youn, by chili nori i d, und Iookli with
to such hnrdshlps and dt>prix‘atloii-3, risimz At this Doratliy laughed outright, and rnnn, you n w. u inte you ll ea that serious eyes into her rather‘; nice. . d
to s-nth (USU ctl n all t rough his own said: -iialt, halt 1: king! why. I m:lri‘liIge is such a lottery n girl can never " erh vou Are ght, A, at 1 st
eriort Then such on uniqu cllariwter. 0th- s oul sly not. is as homely II! he is ell wh t the i tting. even thoux i wil thi o more about it (or the present.
ers nmy he renr ced but the world wli good. and hile my nil is t e n ietocrstlo, should marry me one more to my tancy. Mr. wsllter has given me 8 month in which
nerei ltnon another Abrztha Lincoln. St) ndsome southern gentleman. he is but A I ixh ruw n blanlt, and y arrylilz to decide); he 5 that am ‘curls and
You s e, in, from sheer at‘. iratiou. or ad common lace, Northern Iiorkrpilcker. BLII, Mr Wnllter. lilll without doubt, draw he usnts me to now am bout. or
ration, and not tram a sense 0! patriotism, Pa. 3 ti knots uty is only skin deep." quit a inllllon. Yes: nil I would make . as it ell(‘DUl‘dR(‘d by Me and
do Xhtlim his 113 and mm-y, by Hi i "How deep mu want it. Dot’! Y him a good w I the bargain lie evi- Aim! Betty or he never would have poiten
this nag mi paying my respects today with can’: see beneath the sltin." dently thinks I nm nduoine enough to be to me on the Huh] t hlch you reins to
thousltilds 01 others. mtg waves tro "Literally. yes. yet one looks beneath tor worth mty t usand and what he misses in listen I in tire ill want your
. Dorothy i,nmhert's home.- an her ear. the heart. And Mr. wnllter II! a cart. i he way or nriectim e t-mi me e up in. consent before pressing the matter rurther.
' ond. geiierous Fa is going to indulge her know, a eat in no, an in is -admiration and the prid of possession He yo nee feel no uneasiness. But. t me,
whim, lsn‘t he?“ better. a round, tat puree, it is so dreadtui is ever Jalkhlg about how iwoutltuiiy he I hear Aunt Betty will l: L ncheon must
“W y‘ m.M,m,s met puss, 5-51. are fairly b - . > me. just think what is w l gull and be ewel me, nil how he will be adv: I smell the nhrentl. too, sh
aglo s with enthusiasm You should take xolnlz to become ot V0 ll :1 nd unt dellzht in showing me on to his friends?’ said she would molte lust your ltind '
(hr stump at it good Re iiblican meeting I etty It something int t done and done i u o you love D lte rinneron, Dotl ' Neter durlilz er existence did the ilyiilz
venture you “ ulil be the crack orator of a hurry.‘ it too It! to out and No. ldoit Pa. ii urn lire no big. and ot the d V smit a heavily upon the heart
the d . l1 wewr. ‘l the H you ‘ont cur tn my wnrltlmz to you, do you thinit he is wollh out-rinrimz a whole at roth as l those that were nllolted
wave oler our heads today In conlnlenlor:i- where is it all to end .‘I.l nil Aunt Betty million (or indeed, not. And Ihouith her [or her dei-isltui of the I tire. The Iw
.110“ 0; ., 5;, man, 1 thin , hougll. some have just been tnlltinl: over the mutter of l vet-l ke mils. it ml id be tlmn-irlizht llirht always rough: erlous invditatlon
other ii.-lg would as ell are served the your tirliing n Ftl et i-nr, and hath cried t ‘('H1Eh at me to marry rt lwgizar. like Du); and generallv the pork-packer At ill 99
,,u,.W“,A B t ,5 an Hghh an ,.,,;m, rny think that you-you, Pa... should he forced trinlernn. ut, there. more now. H! e end the young girl loolt h horror uvoil
thlltl. I am all hm-e you tippreoirtle to do st think so mt-niui. believe me, Pa tltn t rare it ran for him." the thought at her union to the axed ma .
.true wolth, ti. erever it timv be found x ‘But. my -lnllzhter. the money is all gone. But. thy, you turn it ouniz, rnur unri “ as all but repulsive to er. and tlecide
in a l)lill‘k Republican. now i am not 1 Mn think or nlmy things W“ 1 mlizht top ‘young to he tied to nn nltl gender like it to trial beyond her strength, when
thinking much about these things just at no and start all mer aguin, ii I mil)‘ hail a ll alum‘. I understand. my girl, it is something would transpire to thnnge the