Ah, good morning, Mrs. Hunt, he said, very politely. I am very glad indeed to see you. And how do you do? He shook hands, and led her, a bit ceremoniously, to a huge armchair. His manners endeared him even to the big Wall Street operators, who were chieﬂy interested in the terse speech of the ticker. Of course, you are very well, Mrs. Hunt. Don't tell me you are not.