wn where you were."
"Yes," he said. "I suppose you've been seeing my people, haven't you?"
"I got your address from them," replied Miss Gregory. "They told me the news, and I'm awfully glad to congratulate you. It's a splendid thing."
She threw an extra cordiality into her tone to combat his want of responsiveness. He gave her a dark, inquiring look.
"You mean--?" he suggested deliberately.
"The news?" Miss Gregory did not quite understand. "Why, the news about Bishop, of course; the news that you are cleared at last. What else could I mean?"
He nodded slowly. "Oh, that!" he said. "Yes. I thought perhaps you had heard also that I am to be married. Still, thank you very much, Miss Gregory."
He spoke with a sour humor, as if he rather relished the situation and the difficulties for her. Miss Gregory paused and considered him.
"I had heard that, too," she said quietly. "But--what do you expect me to say?"
He shrugged his shoulders indifferen
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