s all very well and Reggie might mean Love, but Reggie would not mean Money.
Turning to see what had become of Gertrude, Denys caught sight of Pattie's interested face.
"I've got a young man, Miss Denys," she said importantly, "he's such a nice, steady young man, Miss, your Mr. Henchman just reminds me of him, and he's just as fond of me as anything, but"--her face fell--"he's not very well off, Miss, not at all, and--and--well! it's rather a pity, as Miss Gertrude's been saying, to marry poor."
"Oh, Pattie!" said Denys earnestly, "don't say that. If you love one another, you can be so happy even if you are poor. If he is steady and nice, that is much more important than being rich."
But Pattie's shake of the head was only the echo of Gertrude's words.
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