“What he had asked of her had been simply at first not to laugh at him. she had beautifully not done so for ten years, and she was not doing so now. So he had endless gratitude to make up. Only for that he must see just how he had figured to her.”
Even after she knew this for so long, she never looked at him differently. She was even more easy going now than before and was still willing to be with him and around him.