"Yes, sir, I am sincerely sorry " "Sorrow, in these cases, does no good, sir," interrupted he. "I thought I had sufficiently warned you of the danger of forming that intimacy. Midnight carousing will not do for men of business." "Carousing, sir!" said I. "Give me leave to assure you that we were not carousing. We were only at a frog-concert." Mr.
Croft, who had at least suppressed his displeasure till now, looked absolutely angry; he thought I was making a joke of him. When I convinced him that I was in earnest, he changed from anger to astonishment, with a large mixture of contempt in his nasal muscles. "A frog-concert!" repeated he.
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