And she was not to know that the now rather foxy Mrs Wings had taken to warming Oriel's splendid old English bed on these chilly nights, rather than donning her bulky camel hair coat and going home when the day's work was done! She was a proper woman at heart and had declined all Oriel's attempts for her to accompany him to the party. "They love a good scandal, sir" she said. She could not get out of the habit of addressing him as Sir - that "heathen"name that he bore would never pass her lips, so she said. No doubt this would be a minor problem and get ironed out over time.