NOTE ON THE TEXT
The text of this edition follows the Knopf edition of 1919. The word
"Damn" in section 7 of chapter 10 is in small caps in the original.
Miriam left the gaslit hall and went slowly upstairs. The March
twilight lay upon the landings, but the staircase was almost dark. The
top landing was quite dark and silent. There was no one about. It
would be quiet in her room. She could sit by the fire and be quiet and
think things over until Eve and Harriett came back with the parcels.
She would have time to think about the journey and decide what she was