Jenny: Exchange of Names

The girl sat in a curious sort of rapture, hanging on his words with a little knot of confusion between her brows. When she asked after his grandfather, he explained: "Of course. My grandfather was a Roman citizen, as was his father before that, and as far back as the family memory will go, and farther. I dare say we have been Roman citizens since there was a Rome to be a citizen of.

"I am Caleb, by the way," he added, touching the first two fingers of one hand to his forehead. "And yourself?"

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