"Nothing particular, Signorina."
She paused, but he did not speak.
"Tell me, Gaspare, do you like him?"
"I do not dislike him, Signorina. He has never done me any harm."
"Of course not. Why should he?"
Again he looked at her with that curious expression in his eyes. Then he said:
"Come, Signorina! It is getting late. We must go to the island."
And they pulled out round the point to the open sea.