'e gone partner' wid dat quadroon w'at call 'imself Honoré Grandissime, seh!" The doctor dropped his head again and laid the handkerchief back on his face. "What do the family say to that?" "But w'at can dey say? It save dem from ruin! At de sem time, me, I think it is a disgress. Not dat he h-use de money, but it is dat name w'at 'e give de h-establishmen' Grandissime Frères!
"Not the De Brahmin Mandarin who was Honoré's manager?" "Yes. Honoré was n' able to kip 'im no long-er. Honoré is n' so rich lak befo'." "And Mandarin is really in charge here?" "Oh, yes. Profess-or Frowenfel' all de time at de ole corner, w'ere 'e continue to keep 'is private room and h-use de ole shop fo' ware'ouse. 'E h-only come yeh w'en Mandarin cann' git 'long widout 'im."