We could not even ask him to take a second cup of tea without being told how many cups Peggy Saville drank, and what were her views about cweam and sugar. I used to time him by my watch, and see how long it would be before he managed to intwoduce the subject, and seven and a half minutes was the wecord. The average was five." "Very gratifying, I'm sure!
"I am vewy particular about whom I intwoduce to Miss Grey," said Carminow unflatteringly; "that is to say, I should first have to find out whether she wished it. She is quite alone, poor girl." "Dear me! How is that? Is she some romantic governess out of a place or a lady who through no fault of her own has come down in the world?" "Miss Grey is on the stage." Killigrew roared with laughter.