Then, noticing winterbourne's silence, she asked him why he didn't speak.
"I should like very much to know your name," said winterbourne.
winterbourne wished to Heaven this pretty girl were not so familiar with her courier; but he said nothing.
She talked to winterbourne as if she had known him a long time.
"I am afraid your habits are those of a flirt," said winterbourne gravely.
She turned to winterbourne, blushing a little—a very little.
Randolph's skepticism excited winterbourne to further hilarity, and he observed that Giovanelli was coming back to them.
"I see what you mean, of course," said winterbourne after another pause.
"Every one thinks so—if you care to know," said winterbourne.
winterbourne fancied there was a tremor in her voice; he was touched, shocked, mortified by it.