‘Can’t you trust me a little?’ His touch sent shivers running through her, but Melusine did not withdraw her hand. ” He was silent for some moments. His pride, however, would not suffer him to interfere with their proceedings; much less could he bring himself to acknowledge that he had been in the wrong, and entreat Lady Trafford to remain, though he was well aware that her life might be endangered if she travelled by night. Here was the same Ruth who had left him a few minutes since: the same outwardly; and yet…! On the ninth day Spurlock was up and about; that is, he was strong enough to walk alone, from the companion to his chair, to lean upon the rail when the chair grew irksome, to join Ruth and his employer at lunch and dinner: strong enough to argue about books, music, paintings. In a moment they were in the street outside. Nothing was given away, and no one came so rich to the stall as to command all that it had to offer. Then Courtlaw looked across at her with a white puzzled face.
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