of Moissey Filippovich, who brought with him a pile of
'She scrutinised him quietly, before answering. "Did you not come alone?"
"I came with two other men, in a machine. I must have lost consciousness on arrival, and I haven't seen them since."
"That's very strange! No, I haven't seen them. They can't be here, or we would have known it. My husband and I - "
"What is your name, and your husband's name?"
"Mine is Joiwind - my husband's is Panawe. We live a very long way from here; still, it came to us both last night that you were lying here insensible. We almost quarrelled about which of us should come to you, but in the end I won." Here she laughed. "I won, because I am the stronger - hearted of the two; he is the purer in perception."
"Thanks, Joiwind!" said Maskull simply.
The colors chased each other rapidly beneath her skin. "Oh, why do you say that? What pleasure is greater than loving-kindness? I rejoiced at the opportunity.... But now we must exchange blood."
"What is this?" he demanded, rather puzzled.
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