Inside the temple was the fragrance of fresh flowers, brought as offerings, with grains of rice threaded like semi-transparent beads on the flexible pale green stem. A huge Buddha here, of many-coloured stones bedizened with gold, gleams in the[Pg 128] shade of the altar, and two bonzes in front of the idol were quarrelling at great length, with screams like angry cats and vehement gesticulations, for the possession of some small object which constantly passed from one to the other. "That's settled then. Run along and get ready, and I'll watch Bobo till you get back." I saw a street car conductor today with one brown eye and one blue. The thing was important and dangerous for her, either way one looked at it. Jack issued from the telephone booth a little dazed. A great captain of finance asking him, the humble bookkeeper, to call! Putting Jack on an equal footing by referring to himself as "Delamare"! A mystery suggested by the use of an assumed name! What could it all mean! On the one hand the skeptic in Jack whispered: "Some one is putting up a game on you!" On the other hand the dear hidden ego in us all that only needs a little appreciation to show its head said: "Why shouldn't Walter Delamare have private business with you as well as anybody?" 家里没人半夜就和姐姐 She was gone before the doctor could say a word. Had the remark in some way been a shot at the  doctor? All did not appear to be as serene between this couple as they might outwardly have us believe. everything is funny--even flunking--and Julia is bored at everything.