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‘Of course you will do here just as you please,’ he replied.  But there was still that tone in his voice which Lady Carbury feared.  A quarter of an hour later the Caversham servant was on his way home with two letters,—­the one from Roger expressing his regret that he could not accept Lady Pomona’s invitation, and the other from Lady Carbury declaring that she and her son and daughter would have great pleasure in dining at Caversham on the Monday.

CHAPTER XVI — THE BISHOP AND THE PRIEST

The afternoon on which Lady Carbury arrived at her cousin’s house had been very stormy.  Roger Carbury had been severe, and Lady Carbury had suffered under his severity,—­or had at least so well pretended to suffer as to leave on Roger...

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