鈥淢ademoiselle Corinna,鈥?he cried, 鈥渨hat can I say to you? What can I do for you? How can I repair such an outrage as you have suffered in my house? You only have to command and everything I have is yours. Command鈥攊nsist鈥攐rdain.鈥?He spread his arms wide, an agony of appeal in his eyes. 鈥淗e is very proud of Brant?me,鈥?said Martin. 鈥楾oo large?鈥?replied the corporal, contemptuously. 鈥榃ait till you鈥檙e at the extension motions, or at club drill, and you鈥檒l wish they were more than twice as big.鈥? 北京赛车7码一期计划 鈥淗e is very proud of Brant?me,鈥?said Martin. Miss C. And how many men-servants do you keep? Nell. Who can it be? [Runs to the window.] Why, how tall she is! she looks as though she had grown a foot since that dress was made for her. What an extraordinary figure! Why, Sarah is actually letting her in. Papa, we have not had so many visitors since we came here. Grimhaggard Hall is growing quite gay. CHAPTER XXII. 鈥業 am sure your heart has been aching, and your eyes have been weeping. Such a sudden鈥攕uch an unexpected stroke! But God is Wisdom and Love.... ???Most perfect are, In the mornings she was generally better, as long that is to say as Ernest remained at home; but he had to go out buying, and on his return would generally find that she had had another attack as soon as he had left the house. At times she would laugh and cry for half an hour together, at others she would lie in a semi-comatose state upon state upon the bed, and when he came back he would find that the shop had been neglected and all the work of the household left undone. Still he took it for granted that this was all part of the usual course when women were going to become mothers, and when Ellen鈥檚 share of the work settled down more and more upon his own shoulders he did it all and drudged away without a murmur. Nevertheless, he began to feel in a vague way more as he had felt in Ashpit Place, at Roughborough, or at Battersby, and to lose the buoyancy of spirits which had made another man of him during the first six months of his married life. Bearie suspected the true cause of the melancholy state of mind into which his sister had fallen, but said nothing. Meyers paused for a moment to take a few whiffs from his pipe. Divinity 鈥? 鈥? 鈥淗e is very proud of Brant?me,鈥?said Martin. 鈥楧ear Mr. Baring鈥檚 admirable building for the Mission Plough is to be opened to-morrow by the Deputy Commissioner; and I suppose that Muhammadan and Hindu big or little wigs will be present. I am glad that my birthday falls on Sunday; so that the tamasha is postponed till the next day. There is something solemn about the Anniversary, when one has travelled so far on the Homeward road. You will feel this, darling, on the 20th. ... Dear Herbert鈥檚 sermon to-day was on 鈥淪eekest thou great things for thyself? Seek them not!鈥?We should never have known Baruch鈥檚 failing but for that warning word. I have been very much tamed down, dearest.鈥?