Woman reading in rocking chair. Good Housekeeping, July 1913. Cover art by Clarence Coles Phillips (1880-1927).
“Then Faversham rose suddenly. He stooped over her. She heard his voice, hoarse and broken in her ears: “Lydia I love you! I love you with all my heart! and all my strength! Don’t, for God’s sake, let us make believe with each other! And I believe,” he added, after a moment, in a lower tone, “I believe that you love me!” – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward in this issue.