f Felden, when he sprang forward, caught at their heads, and stopped the light basket carriage, which rocked under the force of his strong hand.
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“Which young lady?”
“Miss Floyd — the heiress.”
They were standing a little way from the pony carriage. Aurora had risen from her seat and flung the reins to Lucy; she was looking toward the two men, pale and breathless, doubtless terrified for the result of the encounter.
Talbot released the man’s collar, and went back to Miss Floyd.
“Do you know this person, Aurora?” he asked.
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“He is one of your old pensioners, I suppose?”
“He is; do not say anything more to him, cheap nike air max 1 Talbot. His manner is rough, but he means no harm. Stop with Lucy while I speak to him.”
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Aurora looked at him indignantly.
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