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No! said Esmeralda. There was a dash of color in her cheek, and her glorious eyes flashed under their lashes. Yes, they are talking about me. It is not very kind, is it? I cant help being born in Australia; andwith a sudden thrill in her voiceI wouldnt if I could! And I cant help having all this money! Oh, I hate England, andand all the English people!
"I hardly know her well enough to like or dislike her. She is very handsome."
"He wants you to meet Captain Hulbert. Perhaps you know him already?"
As Esmeralda, the girl from the wilds, she had made a sensation; as Miss Chetwynde, the fiance of the Marquis of Trafford, and future Duchess of Belfayre, she was at once raised to a position of vast importance. She was sought after, and courted, and flattered to an extent that would have turned most girls heads. But Esmeralda managed to retain her simplicity and modesty through it all.Why did she not leave himrun away? she said, almost to herself.
"Yes. She lives at No. 5, Crown Terrace, overlooking the harbour."
Giving Dick a final choke, to render him incapable of immediate action, he flung him on the ground, and fled towards the nearest bank. Once across the excavation, there was a thick wood beyond, in which he would quickly be lost to sight; and the present was all he had time to think of; the future must care for itself. One moment his tall form was seen, by the approaching party, on the edge of the bank, clearly defined against the twilight sky; the next, it sank suddenly from view, both hands raised, apparently in a mocking gesture of farewell, or it might be, of defiance.