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CHAPTER XXIIIThe appearance of this large contingent after the first lesson created considerable surprise, and much turning of heads and rustling of bonnet-strings in the echoing old stone church. Mr. Crowther stood in his pew of state on one side of the chancel, and felt that the war had begun. Everybody was against him in the matter, he knew; but he wanted to demonstrate the rich man's right to do what he liked with the things which he had bought. The wood was his, and he did not mean to let the whole parish tramp across it.
Yes; an easy way, as I take it. You must, my dear Traff, marry money. Well, moneyand a most charming girlare ready to your hand. Two millions of money! Think of it!
[Pg 306]I go out before breakfast, walking in the park! My dear child! It would kill me, I really believe.
Esmeralda was unconscious of his gaze. She was too strong and healthy and unsophisticated for vanity; but she, on her part, felt curious about him, and she glanced at him now and again with frank and fearless interest.