On the Western Circuit ( a love story by Thomas Hardy )
Let us return now to Melchester. When Anna had received Raye’s letter, she felt embarrassed and her eyes filled with tears. She opened the envelope, kissed the letter and put it in her pocket.
A few minutes later she carried up a cup of tea to Mrs Harnham in her bedroom. Anna’s mistress looked at her, and said: “How sad you look this morning, Anna. What’s the matter?»