It was not long before she began seriously to doubt whether the letters thus committed to him were really mailed, since no answers came. One day she asked him abruptly: Herbert replied slowly and with an air of the deepest conviction, 鈥楽o that鈥檚 what the poor soul was after! Searching for a grandson to succeed to the title and estates,鈥?cried the sergeant. 鈥楢nd you were the last that she found. Well: it鈥檚 an ill wind, you know; leastways you got the schooling, even if you are none of her kith or kin.鈥? I will, sir. I am sorry there has been any mistake about it. 曰本一本道a东京热播 鈥楳rs. Larkins will swear to him.鈥?  Isola did not answer. She had seen such a yacht two years ago; had seen such a long, narrow hull lying in the harbour under repairs; had seen the same craft sailing out to Mevagissey on a trial trip in the wintry sunlight. Doubtless there were many yachts in this world of just the same build and character. She went on: "Some day I suppose you'll want to marry." Jack could imagine how modestly she cast down the long lashes when she said this. "I say this for your own good. No woman, you know, would want to put herself in the position of being under the thumb of her husband's secretary."