TO THE LIGHTHOUSEwhich curved and swelled and broke upon the beachand the ecstasy burst in her eyes and waves of puredelight raced over the floor of her mind and she felt,It is enough! It is enough!

He turned and saw her. Ah! She was lovely, love-lier now than ever he thought. But he could notspeak to her. He could not interrupt her. He wantedurgently to speak to her now that James was goneand she was alone at last. But he resolved, no; hewould not interrupt her. She was aloof from himnow in her beauty, in her sadness. He would lether be, and he passed her without a word, thoughit hurt him that she should look so distant, and hecould not reach her, he could do nothing to helpher. And again he would have passed her with-out a word had she not, at that very moment, givenhim of her own free will what she knew he wouldnever ask, and called to him and taken the greenshawl off the picture frame, and gone to him. Forhe wished, she knew, to protect her.XII

She folded the green shawl about her shoulders.She took his arm. His beauty was so great, she said,beginning to speak of Kennedy the gardener, at oncehe was so awfully handsome, that she couldn’t dis-100

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