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"Yes," Hazel answered, wondering what that had to do with the position Nelly Morrison had vacated.
"In that case you will not likely be desirous of leaving suddenly," he went on. "The work will not be hard, but I must have some one dependable and discreet, and careful to avoid errors. I think you will manage it very nicely if you--ah--have no objection to giving up the more general work of the office for this. The salary will be considerably more."
"If you consider that my work will be satisfactory," Miss Weir began.
"I don't think there's any doubt on that score. You have a good record in the office," he interrupted smilingly, and Hazel observed that he could be a very agreeable and pleasant-speaking gentleman when he chose--a manner not altogether in keeping with her former knowledge of him--and she had been with the firm nearly