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A butler was trotting down the main steps, bowing slightly from the waist as he came, as if he wanted to get a head start on his salutations. "Your Grace," he said, swinging into a deep bow like a marionette. "This is such a pleasure, such a pleasure. " "Absolutely not," Eleanor's mother declared with a wave of the hand. "I didn't come to see Gilner, but his daughter. This is nothing more than a pleasant little visit, a matter of a few days at the most. " "Of course," he said, "but I'm afraid that Lady Marguerite is paying a visit to a relative.

She had a sudden thought. "I do believe that the Duke of Villiers may pay Lady Lisette a visit today or tomorrow, Mr. " He turned even paler, if that were possible. "And her aunt's gone visiting! " "Likely a good idea," Eleanor agreed. "Would you mind having my dog brought to my chamber, Mr. " He starting wringing his hands again. "A dog? " "Yes," she said. "My dog. He's a small pug, cream-colored with a black muzzle. " ^ The butler took a step closer. " Eleanor put on her mother's best quelling expression, and Mr.

That would be a conversation piece, all right. "When we arrive, you must go down for a nap immediately, Eleanor," the duchess stated. "I want you to look your best by the time Villiers appears. " "Mother," Eleanor said, "Lisette is a friend of mine. " Her mother narrowed her eyes. " Eleanor said nothing. Her mother gave a faint shriek. "I'll be blessed if I haven't forgotten to take your grandmother's silver combs! " She trotted from the room. " Eleanor said. Anne gave her hand a squeeze. " But she did mean it.

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