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While Grace rested that afternoon of Lily's return, Lily ranged over the house In twenty odd years the neighborhood had changed, and only a handful of the old fae houses were prostituted to base uses Dingy curtains hung at their s, dingy because of the sood residence, nearby, had been turned into aparts on its fire-escapes, and a phar its congregation to the vicinity of old Anthony's farm, which was now cut up into city lots, had abandoned the building, and it had becoe The penitentiary had been moved outside the city limits, and near its old site was a small ce children and thirsty dogs

Lily was idle, for the first ti to those upper roorandfather, to which he had retired on Howard's ely coht of day, and yet, when he was in them, the doors closed and only Burton, his valet, in attendance, how ly, in later years, Lily had felt and resented the domination of the old man She resented her father's acquiescence in that doood-huh unwillingly, but she knew, rather vaguely, that the Lily Cardeho had gone away to the carandfather's throne-like chair under its lamp, were two entirely different people

She was uneasy rather than defiant She ht up to the theory that no price was too great to pay for peace But she wondered, as she stood there, if that were entirely true She re Willy Ca with your grandfather," he had said, truculently, and waving his pipe, "is that everybody gets down and lets him walk on them If everybody lets ahis feet on them Tell him that sometime, and see what happens"

"Tell him yourself!" said Lily

He had s sort of s man, and my voice may some day be heard in the land Soreatness in me, sweet child You haven't happened to notice it yourself, have you?"