In the Wilderness
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In the Wilderness

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w you in the omnibus at the Milan Station over a year ago, I felt your independence.””Did I manifest it in the omnibus to poor Beattie and my guardian?” she asked, smiling, and in a lighter tone.

“I don’t know,” he said gravely. “But when I saw you the same evening walking with your sister in the public garden I felt it more strongly. Even the way you held your head and moved–you reminded me of the maidens of the Porch on the Acropolis. I connected you with Greece and all my–my dreams of Greece.”

“Perhaps if you hadn’t just come from Greece–”

“Wasn’t it strange,” he said, interrupting her but quite unconscious that he did so, “that almost the first words I heard you speak were about Greece? You were telling your sister abut the Greek divers who come to Portofino to find coral under the sea. I was sitting alone in the garden, and you passed and I heard just a few words. They made me think of the first Greek Island I ever saw, rising out of the sunset as I voyaged from Constantinople to the Pira

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