Excerpt from Lucy of the Stars A Word, a glance, the smallest thing may tell half of the story. From the half to the whole there is the difference between a wireless which may still be ticking out its call when the ship goes down and a wireless which is answered. The shining moments of this work-a-day world come when, in joyous interchange of signals, word is met by word, or glance by glance, or thought by thought. Lucy's shining moment came with a telegram from Arthur, although t with his first, in which, from Christiania, he anunced that he had left Lord Mordaunt's yacht and was about to return to London. As she slowly tore up the form she wondered why this should concern her. Was she his agent, to meet him at the train? His butler, to have his house open for him? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.