Lovin Child kept repeating smugly, all the while Bud was stripping off his wet clothes and chucking him into the undershirt he wore for a nightgown, and trying a man's size pair of socks on his legs. "I should say no-no-no! You doggone little rascal, I'd rather herd a flea on a hot plate! I've a plumb good notion to hog-tie yuh for awhile. Can't trust yuh a minute nowhere.

Checked by the sternness of his voice the distracted girl hushed her hysterical cries. When he repeated that she was safe, she at last seemed to grasp the fact. Yet she continued to cling fast to him. "Tell me quick," he demanded. "Is an Indian following you?" "No-no-no!" she babbled. "It's mamma he's choking her! He " The tremulous words broke off in a gasp of astonishment.

It struck hard stone. At the same instant was a sibilant, human distinctly human "Hss-h," and the sound had ceased. That was no laving of inland pond against pebbles. Make of it what you will there were voices, smothered but talking. "No-no-no" . . . then the warning . . . "Hush!" . . . then the wind and the river and . . . "No no!" with words like oaths. . . . "No I say, no!

Suddenly the face of the little man went mad with emotion. "I I " he paused. Carnac held up his hand. "No-no-no, don't tell me. Tarboe I understand, the Unwritten Law. You haven't told me, but I understand. I remember: he was found in the woods with his gun in his hand-dead. I read it all by accident long ago; and that was the story, eh!" "Yes. She was young, full of imagination.

Suddenly the face of the little man went mad with emotion. "I I " he paused. Carnac held up his hand. "No-no-no, don't tell me. Tarboe I understand, the Unwritten Law. You haven't told me, but I understand. I remember: he was found in the woods with his gun in his hand-dead. I read it all by accident long ago; and that was the story, eh!" "Yes. She was young, full of imagination.

He may speak English." "I don't care who hears me," said the florid man angrily. "I mean it." At the same moment a guard who had approached from the other end of the car laid his hand upon the angry man's shoulder. "If the Señor is not satisfied," he said, "we shall be pleased to send him back to the City of Mexico." "Oh, no-no-no," was the stammering reply. "I am very well satisfied.

"Wait!" murmured the girl. "I will win yet, if I have to lose " "Yes?" skeptically simpered the grandam, " have to lose yourself to do it?" The two gazed again until the maiden quietly nodded and her senior sprang half up: "No, no! ah, no-no-no! There's a crime awaiting you, but not that! Oh, no, you are no such fool!" "No?"

"No-no-no! you insulted! Who dared to insult you? Vane spoke to Frank, and writes of you to me as of one whom it is impossible not to admire, to respect; but I cannot say it you will have the truth, there, read and judge for yourself." And Mrs. Morley drew forth and thrust into Isaura's hands the letter she had concealed from her husband.

Nastasia Philipovna," he added, looking at her like some lunatic, harmless generally, but suddenly wound up to a pitch of audacity, "here are eighteen thousand roubles, and and you shall have more ." Here he threw a packet of bank-notes tied up in white paper, on the table before her, not daring to say all he wished to say. "No-no-no!" muttered Lebedeff, clutching at his arm.

"No-no-no " Vandeman was the first to come out of it, responding to her voice a good deal as if she dashed cold water in his face, his eyes breaking away from Barbara's, his lips parted in a nervous smile. He ran a hand through his hair an inelegant gesture for him at table and laughed a little. "We ought to be in there," Barbara said to me, a curious stress in her voice.