It would be logical to expect an immediate and sharp response. Indeed, his eyes flashed angrily Miss Ballister, and she was about to say something, but suddenly changed her mind, surprising interlocutor responsiveness. He paused, and said calmly: - I thank you and accept apologies. The voice sounded cool, detached composure. For some reason, I wanted to break through the shell of pride, embrace, involve, pressed against the chest ... However, if it made sense to succumb to a sudden desire - in what David was not sure - is likely to be missed at a time when the music stopped. I could only bow to the elegant lady in response to a graceful curtsy.