Winterbourne


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Winterbourne

distant from even his own feelings about Daisy. [Am. Lit.: Daisy Miller]
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"That's the way they come down," said Winterbourne.
It seemed to Winterbourne that he had been in a manner presented.
"Are you going to Italy?" Winterbourne inquired in a tone of great respect.
"Are you--a-- going over the Simplon?" Winterbourne pursued, a little embarrassed.
The young lady inspected her flounces and smoothed her ribbons again; and Winterbourne presently risked an observation upon the beauty of the view.
"I should like very much to know your name," said Winterbourne.
"Ask him HIS name," said his sister, indicating Winterbourne.
Winterbourne imagined for a moment that this was the manner in which the child had been taught to intimate that Mr.
Winterbourne presently released the child, who departed, dragging his alpenstock along the path.
"And your brother hasn't any teacher?" Winterbourne inquired.
She sat there with her extremely pretty hands, ornamented with very brilliant rings, folded in her lap, and with her pretty eyes now resting upon those of Winterbourne, now wandering over the garden, the people who passed by, and the beautiful view.
"It was a kind of a wishing cap," said Winterbourne.