What Dreams May Come

 
9780554190860: What Dreams May Come

Excerpt: ...expected of him, however, and he plunged in recklessly: "I am sure I need not say that I am highly honored by your regard and your confidence, nor protest that you will never regret it. To tell you that I loved Weir with all my heart would be trite, and perhaps it is also unnecessary to add that I am not a man of 'veering passions'-that is, of course when my heart is engaged as well." Sir Iltyd smiled. "I should imagine that the last clause was added advisedly. I was a man of the world myself in my young days, and I recognize one in you. Judging from your physiognomy and general personality I should say that you have loved a good many women, and have lived in the widest sense of the word." "Well-yes," admitted Dartmouth, with a laugh. "That sort of thing leaves a man's heart untouched, however." "It may, and I am willing to believe that you have given your heart to Weir for good and all." "I think I have," said Dartmouth. And then the question of settlements was broached, and when it had been satisfactorily arranged, Dartmouth lingered a few moments longer in conversation with his host, and then rose to go. Sir Iltyd rose also and walked with him to the door. "Do you mind our being married in a month?" asked Dartmouth, as they crossed the room. "That will give Weir all the time she wants, and we should like to spend the spring in Rome." "Very well; let it be in a month. I cannot see that the date is of any importance; only do not forget me in the summer." "Oh, no," said Dartmouth; "we expect you to harbor us off and on all the year around." And then Sir Iltyd opened the door and bowed with his old-time courtier-like dignity, and Dartmouth passed out and into the hall. V. He found Weir kneeling on the hearth-rug. The hall was an immense place with a vaulted ceiling upheld by massive beams; the walls were wainscotted almost to the top with oak which had been polished for many a century; and the floor, polished also, was covered with rugs which had...

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Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
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