Only for a moment did her eyes meet his, but something passed from them to his very heartsomething that made him utter a short, sharp cry. His arm tightened around her, and he drew her up to him and pressed her to him in a grasp that was steel and velvet combined. She made no effort to free herself, but hid her face upon his breast and lay there pantingand satisfied."A lover?"
Go and be foolish, too, said Esmeralda. She bent and kissed Lilias impulsively. , . . - - , .