It should have been a propitious opening,客家💐 this discussion of love,客家➖ but somehow it was not.
She followed Jack down the stairs,客家🍴 and she saw that the dirtiness of his surroundings did not embarrass him. Evidently he was used to them. The steps were of stone and the railings were iron,客家😥 and it seemed to Claudia like some curious sort of dirty prison,客家🎳 rather than a hall of gaiety.
Claudia came up and caught the last words.