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His lips. " She did not move, and there was a moment's pause. " 34 What had she meant? he cried within himself, driving his horse forward with a sudden movement and gazing with unseeing eyes at the dark road, as he reached this point in his recollections. Boy! and my years outnumber hers. Had I been a tiny child, a toddling babe, her tone could scarce have been more chiding or more tender. So might she speak to a son but to ; —he remembered the moment's shock, his quick a lover step forward to see her face.
She gazed and trembled, striving her utmost to see his face. Then of a sudden it became clear. The head turned, the eyes looked, not towards the Dieudonnee of the vision, but upon her very self. She gave a shriek, and at the sound the figures melted immediately into wavering mist-clouds. While the green vapors formed once again into She definite outlines, Dieudonnee stood trembling. looked fearfully at last, and recognized the winding way that led from the castle to the high road; and down it, passing slowly, the three steeds that bore the damosel, the dwarf, and the dumb servant.
One day thou wilt know," said Merlin quietly, keeping his steady gaze upon her. "A safe sajdng," answered Dieudonnee. "I doubt me not I shall but when and where? Tell me, Merlin, thou who dost know so much. When and where? The priests would say at death, in hell—but thou art no priest. Some say that thou art the devil's servant rather than God's. Come, show thy power. " 54 f ; shadows oP- tti« f^orest^ " IBKS5ES»« She clasped her hands lightly about her knees as she sat at his feet, and smiled up at him with an air of challenge.
A lady of King Arthur's court : being a romance of the Holy Grail by Sara Hawks Sterling