- 1and go into permanent camp just beyond the great river
- 2Oh, there was no doubt whatever! The Campbell had gathered
- 3the stolen cloak and her old plaidie about her, she hurried
- 4as she entered. “Dhia dhuit,” he greeted her politely.
- 5rising, was gradually flooding the cave of the dragon.
- 6thinking I’ll go back to Gordon country myself soon.
- 7Kelpie awoke from a dream in which she was trudging along
- 8it was that warned her. But suddenly she stopped, alive
- 9Morison had been urging his suit once more that evening,
- 10Kelpie giggled, and Morag shook her fist at the other ear.
- 11she announced. “I will stay behind when you go up the
- 12thick clump of juniper and twisting her head cautiously,
- 13was anxious to examine a reported coal-mine which turned
- 14stirring the porridge. “Lochiel would be daft to call
- 15at such openheartedness to a stranger—even one who had
- 16leave. And with it were thoughts of Morag Mhor and Rab
- 17damp freshness in the air of the passage, and a sort of
- 18follow him up the Great Glen, even with this advantage.
- 19hide shoes, even with the woolen hose, and it was threatening
- 20there was an argument going on within her. The thing inside
- 21They were approaching the river, and there was a fog to-night!
- 22But suppose they penetrated as far as Glenfern? Perhaps
- 23In any case she would be passing Lorne’s home on the
- 24her was saying that this was a fine and proud way to be,
- 25Was it, though, the ever beautiful blossoms of hollyhocks
- 26picked her way down the gaunt wintry slope, but it wouldn’t
- 27It was fortunate that Kelpie’s senses remained alert
- 28up at Ben Nevis, which looked larger and more lowering
- 29mud-banks as the tide falls. They occasionally possess
- 30She watched no longer but headed back around the northern
- 31Kelpie awoke from a dream in which she was trudging along
- 32she be welcome there? Surely Ian would remember that she
- 33resting the electric lamp upon one of the little ebony
- 34this from Argyll. And besides, a new thought was beginning
- 35up the Great Glen was the pass that led to Glenfern. Would
- 36knowing all about Morag’s pretended fierceness by now.
- 37was the especial pride and joy of My Dear and Meriem. The
- 38some cattle for breakfast. He chucked Morag Mhor under
- 39the hand of destiny that I live alone here and knew nothing
- 40arrive, for she had sudden misgivings about seeing Ian
- 41man more common interests than the cultured guests of Bwana
- 42same place she and Mina and Bogle had spent the first night
- 43she knocked, and the man’s face turned to her in surprise
- 44ease. For the very people who had once regarded her with
- 45the light upon them. They led upward. He mounted cautiously,
- 46An hour later she was laboring up the side of the mountain
- 47after leaving Glenfern. She shivered a little, partly at
- 48kilt. Kelpie followed him to a dilapidated hut on the bank
- 49possessed for him. So it came that his was a familiar figure
- 50“Will you not be staying too?” begged Lorne, her dark