For honoria leaned both elbows on the low, carved pillar terminating the masonry of the parapet.
honoria was aware how warmly Lady Calmady desired this marriage.
The more she thought of it the more ill she became and honoria prayed a good deal.
"I have not the smallest intention of deserting you," honoria said.
"So I should hope" said honoria shaking her head so that the rose at the end of her tail swayed to and fro also.
"I know it will be rather terrible," honoria continued calmly.
honoria possessed good points: among others she was not a jealous person; she was too cold and too indifferent to be jealous.
Remembrance of honoria St. Quentin's letter came to her mind.
honoria's coming in from Wartrace to-morrow, and if you'll put us next, we'll take care of your friends—mighty good care of 'em.
honoria bowed her head and kissed the hand she held, once again.