By O. Henry
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(Part 5)

Loud and startling was the sound of 9 o’clock from the clock tower. The young man sighed again. He turned his face for one last look at the house. Of course, he expected to see nothing.

And that is why his cry of happiness was so loud! From the middle, upper window flew the white scarf of forgiveness and promised joy.

At the same time, there came a man. He was fat and comfortable, and he was hurrying home happily. Of course, he did not know of the meaning...

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