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Wind Chaff ❰PDF / Epub❯ ✅ Wind Chaff Author Mercedes De Acosta – Thomashillier.co.uk This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher Not illustrated Excerpt CHAPTER XXX This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisherNot illustrated Excerpt CHAPTER XXX A Few days later Paula sat alone in the house Since Faith had gone she did not wish to go out or see anyone Marion Allsen came to call, however, and accidentally caught Paula, who had not time to escape upstairs During the conversation, Marion let drop quite casually, and as though unpremeditated, the fact that Faith and Conrad had been seen taking a train together from the Grand Central Station My dear, where were they going she said I did not even know Mrs Wyndham was away She is upstairs, Paula said, lying, so I don t know who could have seen her going away Marion said no , and, after her departure, Paula rushed upstairs and telephoned the Vanderbilt Hotel I want to speak to Mr Tread, she said She felt sure that if Conrad had left for Russia he would not have gone without saying good bye to her He left two days ago, the clerk answered Did he sail Paula asked, her voice trembling I think not, the clerk answered I believe he checked his luggage somewhere up New York state Paula dropped the receiver and sat with her head buried in her hands Then it s true, she said aloud to herself over and over again It s true they have gone away together, and that is why Faith did not give me her address She rose, white and shaking All the blood seemed to have drained from her body she swayed, and finally, crouched in a little chair with her head huddled in her arms, rocking frantically from side to side She called on God, then stopped There is no God, she thought then for a long, long time she sat quite still and straight, and dry eyed After a few minutes she managed to rise to her feet and with extraordinary calm, she went to the telephone and called for Wentworth She spoke rapidly, and with the tone of a.


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