An immense exhilaration seized him, and I am certain that if at that moment the serried ranks of Bolshevy had appeared in the doorway, Dickson would have hurled himself upon them with a joyful shout. Cousin Eugenie was earnestly eating chocolates, but Saskia had other business. "You will hold the house?" she asked. "Please God, yes," said Heritage. "I look at it this way.