Adeline, I must order all these people out of the room, and have you to myself, or I can do nothing.'
He was afraid it was the "Adeline Maria," a notorious swindle.
He was older than Adeline, and a silent man, already growing to be elderly in his appearance.
But her "Adeline" reminded him that he was already committed to a safer course.
Meantime Adeline heard constant references to Otto (as the shepherd was called) both from her father and her waiting-women.
"It's a little past ten, Miss," Adeline said in a low voice that shook a little.
The servant threw open the door announcing his name, and Mortimer was in the presence of Adeline.
Kiss me, dear Adeline; and now let thy handmaids attire thee.
Glenmurray thought that he was willing to marry Adeline merely for her sake!
Montreal's eyes and Adeline's met; and in that gaze Adeline forgot all her sorrows.