“I'll save her from disobeying and disgracing her father; I'll save her from throwing herself away on you,—from making herself a laughing-stock,—from being flouted by a man like your father, because she's not good enough for his son. You know well enough what sort of justice and cherishing you were preparing for her. I'm not to be imposed upon by fine words; I can see what actions mean.
Come away, Maggie.»
He seized Maggie's right wrist as he spoke, and she put out her left hand. Philip clasped it an instant, with one eager look, and then hurried away.
Tom and Maggie walked on in silence for some yards.”