|To The Reader||7|
|I .||DEATH IN HIGH SOCIETY||11|
|II .||THE VALUE OF BEING SEEN||24|
|III.||NOT LONG FOR THIS EARTH||39|
|IV .||AFTER THE ARGUMENT||53|
|V .||THE QUICKER THE SLOWER||64|
|VI .||TALK WITH A GREAT MAN||73|
|VII.||WHAT WILL BE THE END OF IT ALL||82|
|VIII.||SAFE AT LAST||91|
* * *A comforting voice : " Quite all right -- hospital automobile -- be here in a minute. "
* * *The cause of death was gone into. The medical man made it clear that Lord Calvery had been in the Ritz in Paris for some years. Earlier, he said, Lord Calvery made a number of journeys. He had not generally kept in the same town for more than two or three days at a time. But for some time now, poor Lord Calvery had not been well enough to make any journeys at all, and his nerves were in such a bad condition that the medical man had been of the opinion that it was best to let him at least have the idea that he was on a journey while keeping him in one room and stopping him getting unnecessarily tired.