g to conceal so far as I'm concerned. Just what did you mean to suggest?"
Again the other hesitated, with a reluctance that was not simulated. Darley Roberts simulated nothing.
"If you really wish to know," he complied at last, "I think you ought to tell, her--without coloring the matter by your own point of view in the least. She should be as much interested as you yourself."
"She is. Take that for granted."
"I know, though, so certainly what she would say that it seems a bit superfluous."
Still Roberts waited.
"As I said before, she understands me and I understand her. Some things don't require language to express. They come by intuition."
And still Roberts waited.
"If it were you, now, and there were any possibility of a yardstick it would be different; but as it is--"
"Miss Gleason then, Mrs. Armstrong to be, doesn't care in the least to see you come on financially, is completely satisfied with things as they are?"<