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“Don’t send me away,” she repeated. He looked at her and smiled. “What is it? What’s the matter?”
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“You’re all right!–But I’ve got to go back home,” he broke off abruptly. “I cheap nike air max ‘ve put it off too long.”
She paled and looked away, helpless in her sudden disappointment. “I knew you’d say that…. And I shall just be left here….” She sat down on the sofa near which they had been standing, and two tears formed on her lashes and fell.