Aware that she had a kind of pitiful sentiment for Nevil, he smiled over Nevil—poor Nevil! '
She lavished care and attention on her brother, and often talked to him about Miss Nevil.
She heard her brother's voice and Nevil's, and the pacing of their feet.
I had disobeyed you, Miss Nevil, and I should not have dared to look at you just then.
It appeared he lived there sometimes, but Mr. Nevil,—Jim did not know who that was—lived there mostly.
Nevil Steyne was one of the earliest to emerge from the breakfast room.
But Nevil claimed her as little personally as he allowed her to be claimed by another.
“Yes,” nodded Nevil, with a reflective smile in his pale eyes.
Of a letter that he also had received from Nevil, he did not speak.
It might have puzzled Nevil to apply names to those represented by “they.”