"That's true. How silly of me! Never a stiver; not even their
omnibus fares Mamma doesn't wish it! Oh, what a set of men!"
And she escaped. But he held her back; he wanted to speak to her.
She was fairly under way and again declared she had no time, but he
"Listen, I know you're going to marry my brother."
Gracious! The thing was too funny! And she let herself down into a
chair in order to laugh at her ease.
"Yes," continued the lad, "and I don't wish it. It's I you're going