"Because I must be going"; he was in no hurry, but his heart, which had never stopped beating quickly, impelled him to say this.
"A good waltz is more my style." "Mine too," said Durham, meeting his eye. As a rule Maurice shifted, but he held firm on this occasion. Then Durham said, "The other movement may be in that pile over by the window. I must look. I shan't be long." Maurice said resolutely, "I must go now."