"How changed the dear old place must be," said Lady Esmondet, as Vaura ceased reading, "I would that the place could have been restored by some other means, but if your uncle is content, I, needn't moan." "Whatever else may be said, one thing is sure: that Lincoln Tompkin's gold could not have been put to better use," said Lionel. Here Somers knocked and informed her mistress the carriage waited.
"Do you really want to go up to the fair?" Herman Andersen had asked, when they reached the corner. "Why, " Hanny hesitated, "we have seen it a good many times," and she gave her soft, rippling laugh. "Let us go over to Tompkin's Square." He had something to say to her that would be easier said in those deserted walks. You could always find them except on Saturday or Sunday.