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Ening Dieudonnee, gazing into Merlin's eyes, felt rather than saw the air grow dark, the atmosphere breathless. Even as she looked look, sinister, the wizard was no longer there. Great clouds of green- smoke enveloped her so thickly that she saw not trees. It was as if she were alone on some isolated point, far from the ken of man. She was conscious of nothing save the insistent touch of Merlin's hand on ish even the hers. Gradually, as she gazed into the misty space, W 56 it mss mtsMsnas cleared, or, rather, resolved itself into definite shape.
Naught matters," Guenever answered, as if under a spell. Dieudonnee's eyes left the queen's, and looked out dreamily over the fair June earth. " Her arm fell and the queen sprang back released. She stood, trembling, offended. Dieudonnee turned 48 f KTifrhufsl >Gls^S from the window and looked at Guenever quietly. There was an instant's silence. "Summon hither my maidens," said Guenever at leng^, rather tremulously. As the last damosel left the ante-room, Dieudonn6e slipped between the curtains and into the hallway.
A safe sajdng," answered Dieudonnee. "I doubt me not I shall but when and where? Tell me, Merlin, thou who dost know so much. When and where? The priests would say at death, in hell—but thou art no priest. Some say that thou art the devil's servant rather than God's. Come, show thy power. " 54 f ; shadows oP- tti« f^orest^ " IBKS5ES»« She clasped her hands lightly about her knees as she sat at his feet, and smiled up at him with an air of challenge. "Thou art of Cameliard," answered Merlin dreamily, "but rather, in sooth, thou art not of Cameliard, nor of England, nor of to-day, nor yesterday, nor to-morrow.