In this strain Mrs. Trenor continued for nearly an hour to admonish her friend.
Chapter 7 It spoke much for the depth of Mrs. Trenor’s friendship that her voice, in admonishing Miss Bart, took the same note of personal despair as if she had been lamenting the collapse of a house-party.
"Lily!" he exclaimed, with a note of despairing appeal; but—"Oh, not now," she gently admonished him; and then, in all the sweetness of her recovered composure: "Since I must find shelter somewhere, and since you’re so kindly here to help me——"
Well, come now, Trenor’s there, anyhow—I—oh, well—the fact is, I’ve no head for numbers," he broke off, admonished by the nudge of an adjoining foot, and the smile that circled the room.
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