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"The sun sought her face -- revealing great purity of line and a clear pallor -- and two ethereal shadows of eyes; and the tender curves of her limbs, as she wavered before departing, could not have been matched out of medieval stained glass."
"It isn''t a question of love, Mr. Lindsay, it''s a question of the Army," she said. "You don''t seem to think the Army counts for anything."
Duff Lindsay, man-about-Calcutta, faces the strange situation of having fallen in love with Laura Filbert -- "Captain" Laura Filbert, of the Salvation Army -- in this elegant novel of nineteenth-century life in the East, "Hilda, a Story of Calcutta."