There was the world besides, looming darker and larger. “Damn!” said Ann Veronica to herself, rousing herself for a conflict. There are cigarettes and magazines in the corner there. Here they were regaled with another plentiful meal by the hospitable carpenter, who personally superintended the repast. He was a young man of about two-and-twenty, who, without having anything remarkable either in dress or appearance, was yet a noticeable person, if only for the indescribable expression of cunning pervading his countenance. Her lover surely did not 223 understand the implications of what he had asked for and his lust blinded him to the realities of existence even now. She peered into the darkness. The house had in fact been converted into a convent, but the fact could not be advertised, not even in the Catholic enclave that existed in this part of town. What right had she to call herself “Alcide”? It was abominable, an imposture. ’ ‘Oh,’ Gerald uttered, disappointed. “The next question, Miss Anna,” he said, “is how am I to help you? I am wholly at your disposal. No— no, it must never be. Jack submitted to this scrutiny with a very bad grace, and vehemently protested his innocence. And this great mellow place, this London, now was hers, to struggle with, to go where she pleased in, to overcome and live in.
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