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... her eyes to thread her needle once more. She tackled the second pocket of the shabby bunda. There was a long tear at the side, as if the wearer's ... ... her to him, she had breathed his name-softly panting with excitement, Andor! The blood had rushed to her cheeks, and then flowed back to her ... ... deadly for outward expression. He said nothing, and gradually his mouth closed and his fingers ceased to twitch. Presently he rose, went to the door, ... ... her two gloved hands resting upon the handle of her parasol, her foot in its dainty shoe impatiently tapping the ground. As the crowd passed ... ... fianc'ee his arm. She took it without hesitation, and together they walked across the square to the church. A Bride of the Plains CHAPTER ... ... near it, and a well whose tall, gaunt arm stretches weirdly up to the sky, whilst to the south the sluggish Maros winds its slow course lazily toward ... ... promised her, and which she knew she could get out of him if she had the time and opportunity, as she certainly would have to-night if he came. ... ... until he saw determination gradually asserting its sway over her hesitation. The girl interested him, and she was evidently in great trouble. ... ... You can speak to her later, he rejoined roughly. I want a word with you now. And without more ado he pushed his way up close to Elsa's side, ... ... to B'ela, Andor, she said gently. To-morrow is my wedding day. I have made my confession. Pater Bonif'acius has prepared me for Holy Communion. ... ... and there was quite a look of triumph in his eyes when he once more turned to B'ela. Well! he said, there's one thing certain, and that is that ... ... would be, but quite another to flout the customs of the countryside and all its proprieties. When, after supper, good and abundant wine had ... ... to bless themselves with, and had never saved enough to earn a rest for themselves in their old age, they had long ago determined that their daughter ... ... to the service of Our Lady. Their banner was of blue silk, and most of them were dressed in blue, whilst blue ribbons fluttered round their heads ... ... not help speaking of it to Andor, but he only laughed in that delightfully happy-almost defiantly happy-way of his, and for a moment or two she ... ... kissed you . . . and I . . . But even then I didn't give him the key. . . . Klara lied when she said that. I didn't urge him to take it, even-I did ... ... quickly. And the lads, too, are fickle some of them have apparently forgotten amongst the more showy, more lively beauties of garrison towns, the ... ... Andor had lived to enjoy it he would have spent it freely and done good with it to everyone around, she said quietly. He would have spent it ... ... was always daring and reckless-but to lie sick of cholera and to die in a hospital?-no, no, that did not seem like Andor. Presently it became ... ... B'ela that he envied him his good luck, whilst my lord the Count and my lady the Countess had of themselves offered to be present at the wedding ...