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He offers a passing remark to her and then wonders if he has been too forward

He offers a passing remark to her and then wonders if he has been too forward

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He offers a passing remark to her and then wonders if he has been too forward. In Geneva, "a young  man wasn't at liberty to speak to a young unmarried lady save under certain rarely occurring  conditions." But Winterborne tries to make another remark: He asks her if they are planning to go to  Italy. After a few more remarks, he is able to determine that the young lady is "really not in the least  embarrassed." In fact, she seems perfectly relaxed and composed. After a brief conversation, Winterborne observes her more closely. She possesses remarkable and  expressive features, but there is a "want of finish." Her conversation is quite pleasant, and she tells  Winterborne that she comes from New York State. He addresses the young boy by asking for his  name. The boy blurts out that he is Randolph C. Miller and wants to tell his sister's name. She tells 
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