|Chapter Number||1. III|
|Newspaper Title||Liverpool Herald (NSW : 1897 - 1907)|
|Trove Title||Marian Gonisby|
By E. DOIDGE,
-Author of ' Father and Son,» » The Daughter <
of Eve,'x* Mystery of Merveillien,' &o.
; CHAPTER III.-(Oontinued.) - (
But he was caller! back a moment later by Marian. ' Lil says she -will stay to tea with ns ; and our commands are, for the present, that when the ' tramp,* or full-grown mud- lark of Esdralia swamp, has made himself once more presentable, he may come to esoort .. Misil Lilian home.'
* Which command 'shall he dutifully obeyed, my lady. What time ?'
* Oh, j since you so cheerfully obey, wo shall allow T on to ohoose the time to suit
yourself. But we keep good hours at 'Fair-. leigh,' yon know.'
Then they went their different ways/
And for the next 10 minutes it was Lilian Whiddon who waa most engaged with her own thoughts. And they dwelt on the question of a possibility, also a probability ; and both had to do with her brother George and her most cherished companion, Marian ' Gfonisby.