“Durn it all, you might help a fellow out a bit,” he burst forth.
“What is it you want me to help you say?” asked Rosemary scornfully.
“You know as well as I do, girl. Don’t be putting on your tragedy airs. No wonder Ellen was scared to ask you. Look here, girl, Ellen and I want to marry each other. That’s plain English, isn’t it? Got that? And Ellen says she can’t unless you give her back some tom-fool promise she made. Come now, will you do it? Will you do it?”
“Yes,” said Rosemary.