"Oh, that is your notion, is it?" said Henry. "Then you are no friend of mine."
"I am no enemy of yours, nor of any man, I hope. May I ask you one question, without offense?"
"Have you prayed to God to guide you in this difficulty?"
"Then seek his throne without delay; and, until you have done so, do not rashly condemn my views of this matter, since I have sought for wisdom where alone it is to be found."
Henry chafed under this; but he commanded his temper, though with difficulty, and said, "Will you take a line to her from me?"
The Sister hesitated. "I don't know whether I ought," said she.
"Oh, then the old game of intercepting letters is to be played."
"Not by me: after prayer I shall be able to say Yes or No to your request. At present, being at a distance from my Superior, I must needs hesitate."
and not Spaniards and that they were in sad want of tobacco
of the wall. Drawing the poles after him, he dropped them
tall Malay was saying. You yourself tell me that none
the importance of the work we are doing. All that she would
the light upon them. They led upward. He mounted cautiously,
As she sat speculating on the strange change which had