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It was striking of the children, at all events, to kiss me inveterately with a kind of wild irrelevance and never to fail--one or the other-- of the precious question that had helped us through many a peril.
Letterblair must have told her of his coming; but the irrelevance of her next remark made him change his mind.
That he should be regarded as a suitor to herself would have seemed to her a ridiculous irrelevance.