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“I pause, Madam,” said I, smiling. “I await your pleasure.”

“Ah, God! Ah, God!” she sighed. “What have I done?” She staggered to her feet and stood beating her hands together, as was her way when perturbed. “What have I done!”

“Threlka!” I heard her call, half chokingly. The old servant came hurriedly.

“Wine, tea, anything, Threlka!” She dropped down again opposite me, panting, and looking at me with wide eyes.

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“It was you!” I exclaimed. “It was you! Ah, now I begin to understand! How could you? You parted us! You parted me from Elisabeth!”

“Yes,” she said regretfully, “I did it It was my fault.”

I rose and drew apart from her, unable to speak. She went on.

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