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The million pound banknote

Then I suddenly realized what had happened, and I owned up like a man.

'I took the dearest girl in this world - into my heart.'

So then he came over with a rush, and we shook hands, and shook, and shook till our hands ached. He didn't blame me for not having heard a word of a story which had lasted while we walked three miles. He just sat down, like the patient, good fellow that he was, and told his story all over again.