My steward Leddings will undertake the management. You will not be troubled with payings. Her head acknowledged the graciousness. 'I would have two thousand pounds and live where I please. 'Pardon me: the two, for a lady living where she pleases, exceeds the required amount. 'I will accept a smaller sum, my lord. 'Money!-it seems a singular demand when all supplies are furnished.

'Ah, said he, nodding over her mania of the perpetual suspicion. 'Leddings, Queeney, the servants here, run smoothly? 'They do: they are happy in serving. 'You see, we English are not such bad fellows when we're known. The climate to-day, for example, is rather trying. 'I miss colours most in England, said Carinthia. 'I like the winds. Now and then we have a day to remember.

'I would have control of some money. 'You are thinking of charities. 'Not charities. 'Edwards here has a provision for the hospital needs of the people. Mr. Woodseer applies to me in cases he can certify. Leddings will do the same at Esslemont. 'I am glad, I am thankful. The money I would have is for my own use. It is for me. 'Ah. Scarcely that, I fancy. The remark should have struck home.

'I would have control of some money. 'You are thinking of charities. 'Not charities. 'Edwards here has a provision for the hospital needs of the people. Mr. Woodseer applies to me in cases he can certify. Leddings will do the same at Esslemont. 'I am glad, I am thankful. The money I would have is for my own use. It is for me. 'Ah. Scarcely that, I fancy. The remark should have struck home.

'Ah, said he, nodding over her mania of the perpetual suspicion. 'Leddings, Queeney, the servants here, run smoothly? 'They do: they are happy in serving. 'You see, we English are not such bad fellows when we're known. The climate to-day, for example, is rather trying. 'I miss colours most in England, said Carinthia. 'I like the winds. Now and then we have a day to remember.

Her ladyship attentive at all to affairs of the house? 'Every day with Queeney; at intervals with Leddings. 'Excellent! You speak like a fellow recording the devout observances of a great dame with her minor and superior, ecclesiastical comforters. Regular at church? 'Her ladyship goes. 'A woman without religion, Gower Woodseer, is a weed on the water, or she's hard as nails. We shall see.

My steward Leddings will undertake the management. You will not be troubled with payings. Her head acknowledged the graciousness. 'I would have two thousand pounds and live where I please. 'Pardon me: the two, for a lady living where she pleases, exceeds the required amount. 'I will accept a smaller sum, my lord. 'Money!-it seems a singular demand when all supplies are furnished.

Her ladyship attentive at all to affairs of the house? 'Every day with Queeney; at intervals with Leddings. 'Excellent! You speak like a fellow recording the devout observances of a great dame with her minor and superior, ecclesiastical comforters. Regular at church? 'Her ladyship goes. 'A woman without religion, Gower Woodseer, is a weed on the water, or she's hard as nails. We shall see.