Tom!" he called, as he chafed his chum's hands and loosened his suit at the throat. Tom's eyes slowly opened, and, recognizing his friend, a faint smile came to his lips. But he did not speak, and Bart, who was the only other one who could be spared from guarding the prisoners, joined Frank in redoubled efforts to bring Tom back to full consciousness.
She is twenty-four years of age, five feet and one inch in height, hair and eyebrows chestnut color, eyes gray, forehead high, mouth medium size, chin dimpled, and an oval face. Apart from this verbal description we have two portraits painted while she was in prison. Both of them make the description of the passport seem faint and pale.
The old fellow understood his orders, and although he listened with formal deference, the faint twinkle in his eyes showed that he approved. After breakfast, Foster asked Featherstone to come out on the terrace and while they walked about indicated the line he thought it best to take. Featherstone agreed, but expressed some misgivings.
With a rather faint, rather gaspy chuckle of amusement the Youngish Girl in the seat just behind the Traveling Salesman reached forward then and touched him very gently on the shoulder. "Oh, please, may I listen?" she asked quite frankly.
We could distinguish footsteps and voices through the bluster, and then a struggle in the shrubbery, and a thud, and a groan, and then a roar of wind, half drowning the sound of flying footsteps and then an awful pause, and at last faint groaning, and a bump, as of some poor wounded body falling against the house.
A fire of snapping pine-logs blazed in the big English hearth, and a faint aromatic fragrance crept into the room.
I want I don't want to talk. I can't see you. Shut that door." She obeyed, and crept into his arms. Only this time her grasp was the stronger. Her heart beat louder and louder as the sound of his grew more faint. He was crying like a little frightened child, and her lips were wet with his tears. "Bear it bravely," she told him. "I can't," he whispered. "It isn't to be done.
"Do not imagine that I am going to impose myself upon you as a poor relation," continued the other with a faint smile. "Fortune has been kind to me since we met, perhaps as a compensation for the loss I suffered in the death of my poor wife. I have a sufficient independence and can hold my own." "I never supposed "
The jalousies, which were closed in every window, permitted no view of the interior; nor did anything, save a faint curl of light blue smoke from one chimney, give token of habitation.
'Out of the mouths of babes' but Cousin Katherine's finished gushing to that silly old Mrs. Van der Windt. We mustn't dare discuss these things from our point of view any more. I reckon she would faint." There are a good many young men on board, and some of them seemed to be quite devoted to Mrs.