"Is that your only reason for wishing to leave me?"
"The only one which you think it necessary to mention?"
"I shall be sorry to lose you, Mr. Morris."
"Believe me, Miss Ladd, I am not ungrateful for your kindness."
"Will you let me, in all kindness, say something more?" Miss Ladd answered. "I don't intrude on your secrets--I only hope that you have no rash project in view."
"I don't understand you, Miss Ladd."
She shook hands with him--and went back to Emily.
Alban returned to Netherwoods--to continue his services, until another master could be found to take his place.