TO THE LIGHTHOUSEthe spell was broken. Mr. Ramsay felt freenow to laugh out loud at[∧]the thoughtthatHume havinghadstuckin a bog and an old woman rescuingedhim oncondition he said the Lord's Prayer, and chuckledingto himself andhe VW line to point of insertion at “strolled off to his study. Mrs.Ramsay, bringing Prue back into the alliance offamily life HB: the American edition also deletes “family life” though it is not so marked in these proofs. There are several other better ways to interpret the proof marks: placing “throwing catches” after “escaped”, for example. —peter.shillingsburg again, from which she had escaped,throwingcatches[∧]asked,

"Did Nancy go with them?14VW Parenthesis is closed at end of section 14.

[∧]Certainly, Nancy had gone with them, sinceMinta Doyle had asked it with her dumb look,holding out her hand, as Nancy made off, afterlunch, to her attic, to escape the horror of familygal29life. She HB Pencil Galley 29 marker supposed she must go then. She didnot want to go. She did not want to be drawninto it all. For as they walked along the road tothe cliff Minta kept on taking her hand. Thenshe would let it go. Then she would take itagain. What was it she wanted? Nancy askedherself. There was something, of course, thatpeople wanted; for when Minta took her handand held it, Nancy, reluctantly, saw the wholeworld spread out beneath her, as if it were Con-stantinople seen through a mist, and then, howeverheavy-eyed one might be, one must needs ask,116
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