“Oh, my girl, how shall I ever be able to repay you!”
“Good Heavens, I don’t want thanks! There’s nothing in all the world so wonderful as to be able to give to one you love. Frank, won’t you kiss me?”
He folded her in his arms.
“I guess it’s the first time you ever asked me to do that!”
“I’m sure I’m the happiest woman in all the world!” she said happily.
As they stood in the doorway, he with his arm about her, they saw Eddie coming up the path toward them.
Marsh’s honest face, never a good mask for hiding his feelings, wore an expression of bewildered astonishment at their lovelike attitude.
“It’s all right, old dear,” said Nora with a happy laugh; “don’t try to understand it, you’re only a man. But I’m not going back to England, to Mrs. Hubbard and her horrid little dogs; I’m going to stay right here. This overgrown baby has worked on my feelings by pretending that he needs me.”
“And now, if you’ll be good enough to hurry Reggie a little, we’ll all have some supper; it’s long past the proper time.”
And as she bustled about her preparations, her brother heard her singing one of the long-ago songs of their childhood.
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