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No, I wish to have supper at domestic. " So, as she went up front steps, she took his arm, driven him, guided him previous the packing containers of huge, humid crops. "There . . . we've got arrived," she whispered. "I survive the floor flooring, the others are above. " "That's wise," he retorted. they discovered themselves in a around eating room, lit by means of a major yellow tulip, that bloomed over a carefully set desk at a slightly of Eliante's forefinger. One unmarried position environment, yet partridges, pitchers of cream, dishes of fruit and gateau,—the gateau, in unusual shapes, the fruit, superb—It was once hot; eco-friendly silk hangings trickled in wavy folds from the ceiling like weeping willow branches, cabinets held crystalware in different, and fluid, colours, neither door, nor window was once seen, and a thick carpet, as delicate as grass, imprisoned the ankle. it'd be defined as a bit summer season backyard at nightfall, a nook of hot backyard, all silvery with mirrored moonlight. "Not watching for that i might have the excitement of inviting you again, expensive sir, just one position has been set. permit me to double it. i do not like servants whereas i am consuming. How approximately you? " This was once acknowledged with a bit heavy irony. He allow her set up a moment position atmosphere with no answering. She sat down, throwing her heavy oriental coat over the again of her chair, a cathedra of reddish wooden, naively carved, a truly previous seat, huge, immense and strong. "There, we are cozy, we are going to consume much, and drink a bit; after which you may be so type as to go away incidentally you recognize. The gate remains to be ajar. yet take off your overcoat, Mr. , Mr . . . what used to be it back? I forgot. ... " (And she pinched her lips jointly, ironically. ) "Introduce youtself. " "Leon Reille, madam. " "Perfect: Leon Reille, my ally. I have in mind the com-missionet announcing that on the buffet, the tall one with the silly glance. Are you actually his most sensible ftiend? " "Me? it is the moment time i have met him. " "Ah! loads the higher. " they usually burst out guffawing. She chop up the partridges, her fingers free of their black sheaths, her torso snugly pressed into the scabbard of her costume, and purely her white palms have been in actual fact seen, seeming much more bare. She was once decidedly made-up, very faded from both powder or complexion. Even her eyes, black and white, have been hidden underneath the fur of her eyelashes. not anything confirmed her to be a lady. She remained a wide, painted doll, very fascinating since it is completely traditional for dolls to be man made. may well one play with that doll? She ate with a hearty urge for food, blending issues on her plate: slices of banana and cakes, she unfold cream on sandwiches, drank out of an strange, crescent-shaped glass, within which the wine, or maybe water, replaced coloration at any time when she took a drink. She appeared right now a great deal at domestic and out of doors of all attainable worlds. He ate much to provide himself anything to do, drank little, fearing to displease her and felt acutely uncomfortable. the sunshine which fell at once on him made him more youthful, virtually schoolboyish. He used to be dark-haired and clean-shaven, with a troublesome, obdurate chin, a instantly nostril, flaring just a little at the nostrils, darkish gray eyes that looking, scouring, dreaming, and as if veiled with a bluish movie, a clear curtain drawn around the passions that lay dormant deep down inside of him.