And she gazed at Pat with pitiful eyes. The other laughed. "No; 'tain't that," he hastened to reassure her. "He's lively that's all." The professional looked Pat over speculatively, and again made a suggestion. "Better blindfold him, Larry," he said. Pat heard this as he had heard the other.
They are traders of various sorts men of sugar, soap, and sassafras Macintoshes, molasses, mouse-traps train-oil and tabinets. They have, however, half an acre of agricultural absurdity, divided into meadow and tillage, near the harbour, and they talk bucolic all the way. Blindfold them all, and set them loose, and you will catch them groping their way down Dame-street in half an hour.
This face, which he had supposed he knew so well that he could have drawn it blindfold, had taken to eluding him; and the more impatient he became, the poorer was his success. The disquieting thing, however, was, that though he could not materialise her face, what invariably rose before his eyes was her long, bare arm, as it had lain on the black stuff of her dress.
'The sacrilegious hand to strip you of your mystery is withered as it stretches, exclaimed Westlake. 'The sage and the devout are in accord for once. 'And whichever of the two I may be, I'm one of them, happy to do my homage blindfold! Sullivan Smith waved the sign of it. Diana sent her eyes over him and Mr. Hepburn, seeing Dacier.
But Hugh, who had a sight as keen as any hawk's, and, apart from that endowment, could have found his way blindfold to any place within a dozen miles, dragged old John along, quite deaf to his remonstrances, and took his own course without the slightest reference to, or notice of, his master.
We'll make them all think you still are here and while they're dodging about trying to keep away from you we'll slip away together and be at the other end of the house." By a gesture of one hand and with a finger of the other across her lips to impress the need of secrecy, she brought Mrs. Hadley-Smith into the little conspiracy. "Don't blindfold yourself, Claire," she whispered.
I used to let kind friends, indulgent to my "folly," lead me blindfold up to the window, carefully thrown open for my benefit.
It's anywhere she may be in a ring, only show me the ring, I'll find her, for I've a load; and there's nothing like that for sending you straight, though it's in the dark; it acts like an instinct. But you know the clear address, and won't let me be running blindfold.
If the matter be so dangerous, I own I would be a little loath to move in it blindfold." "I believe I could indicate in two words where the thing sticks," said I. "Perhaps that would be the best," said he. "Well, it's the Appin murder," said I. He held up both his hands. "Sirs! sirs!" cried he. I thought by the expression of his face and voice that I had lost my helper.
If I am good enough for a big passenger ship, I guess I can run the Minnehaha to please you!" "Frank," she returned, "it is not a question of your competency at all. You know very well I'd trust my life to you, blindfold. It's it's the social side, the old affair between us, the first names and all that kind of thing." "Oh, I see!" he said blankly.