Chapter Six: My First Lesson

“Is that his name?” Marie asked gravely. “How do you know?” I looked up to reply and then saw the twinkle in her eyes. “Go on,” she laughed, “you tell me this time.”

“Well,” I began, feeling a trifle embarrassed at my first advance knowledge, “when he has had some water and something to eat, . . . → Read More: Chapter Six: My First Lesson

Chapter Five: I Meet Marie

BESIDE ME, kneeling on the grass, was a young woman, clad in a white tunic as my own. She did not see me at first for she was absorbed in a little brown spaniel which sat before her. She was hanging a daisy chain about his neck and she laughed merrily as she gave him . . . → Read More: Chapter Five: I Meet Marie

Chapter Four: The Hall of Animals

IN JUST a moment, it seemed, we were standing on a level, grassy field. It was gently lit, but the atmosphere was cool and fresh. Here and there were clumps of long grasses, and away to my right I glimpsed a swiftly-running stream. To the left, was a wood and the whole scene was one . . . → Read More: Chapter Four: The Hall of Animals