Jon sighed. He was weary of explaining that Val was no

The light in the passage was obscured for a moment, and my aunt came out. She was agitated, and told some money into his hand. I heard it chink.

Jon sighed. He was weary of explaining that Val was no

'What's the use of this?' he demanded.

Jon sighed. He was weary of explaining that Val was no

'I can spare no more,' returned my aunt.

Jon sighed. He was weary of explaining that Val was no

'Then I can't go,' said he. 'Here! You may take it back!'

'You bad man,' returned my aunt, with great emotion; 'how can you use me so? But why do I ask? It is because you know how weak I am! What have I to do, to free myself for ever of your visits, but to abandon you to your deserts?'

'And why don't you abandon me to my deserts?' said he.

'You ask me why!' returned my aunt. 'What a heart you must have!'

He stood moodily rattling the money, and shaking his head, until at length he said:

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