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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: are stronger, _more honest, more intelligent and finer than I! If you were not my master, should I love you as I do, to idolatry? In spite of everything, I have the right to hold on to my happiness, to defend it! Richard, do, oh! do let us save our happiness! Rich. Too late! Marie-L. No! not yet! But it will be too late when you have denounced me! Then you will be suspicious of every glance they make, of every movement, you will know that they know, and your love will be dipped in the mire! She catches hold of him and drags him back from the door. She does not ask him to keep Raymond's money. He shall pay it back to the very last son. He can easily do this, little by little, in his management of Raymond's affairs. She and Isabelle will do what they can to console Raymond, and he will be only too willing to find a reason to pardon his son. At last, when they no longer owe a sou of the money, if it will sooth his conscience, they will make a clean breast of the whole thing. He is apparently affected by her plea and is further softened by caresses, but another thought occurs to him. Rich. Marise, why did Fernand accuse himself? Why did Fernand take the blame on himself? M arie-L. Because I asked him to! Rich. What! What! What! You asked him to? M arie-L. Yes. Rich. When? Where? M arie-L. This evening, in the park Rich. This evening? M arie-L. When I left you all--when I went to look for Fernand!. Rich. Then you did find him? But you came back and said M arie-L. So as not to awaken suspicion! Rich. Then your return without him, and his entry, it was all a stratagem? You fixed it up between you? M arie-L. Yes, Richard. Rich. Ah! A pause And you thought it all out then and there, this comedy? M arie-L. I planned it while more

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