He didn't answer for some time. Then he said: "I don't know it." Again his voice ceased; by its sound she knew that he was looking away, toward the door.. His face was sullen, quieter still. Then he spoke again, moving: his voice now had an overtone, unmirthful yet quizzical, at once humorless and sardonic: "If I'm not, damned if I haven't wasted a lot of time." Who is speaking and what was the lost time?
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