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A Bundle of Life.

"Sidney!...Do I seem old?"

"No one would guess your age," he said, without looking at her.

"Unfortunately, you know it!" said Teresa.

"Would you have forgiven me, if I had made such a bargain as this other woman? I think not."

Wiche did not hear the remark, or if he did, he made no reply.

She swallowed a sob and left the room.