"Take your own time, love," said Ruth; "only remember, as far as I can, how glad I am to help you." vibrating bullets
"You're too good, my darling!" said Jemima fondly. sex door swing
"Don't say so," replied Ruth earnestly, almost as if she were afraid. "God knows I am not."
"Well! we're none of us too good," answered Jemima; "I know that. But you are very good. Nay, I won't call you so, if it makes you look so miserable. But come away downstairs." vibrating bullets
With the fragrance of Ruth's sweetness lingering about her, Jemima was her best self during the next half-hour. Mr. Bradshaw was more and more pleased, and raised the price of the silk, which he was going to give Ruth, sixpence a yard during the time. Mr. Farquhar went home through the garden-way, happier than he had been this long time. He even caught himself humming the old refrain: vibrating bullets
"On revient, on revient toujours,
A ses premiers amours."
But as soon as he was aware of what he was doing, he cleared away the remnants of the song into a cough, which was sonorous, if not perfectly real.
End of Part One
Once upon a time, in a very far-off country, there lived a mer-chant who had been so fortunate in all his undertakings that hewas enormously rich. As he had, however, six sons and sixdaughters, he found that his money was not too much to let themall have everything they fancied, as they were accustomed to do.