Every honour was paid to them; they met aristocracy in the persons of Lord Larrian, of Lady Rockden, Colonel Purlby, the Pettigrews, but neither of them held the table for a moment; the topics flew, and were no sooner up than down; they were unable to get a shot.

He was a barrister who did not practise: in nothing the man for Diana. Letters came from the house of the Pettigrews in Kent; from London; from Halford Manor in Hertfordshire; from Lockton Grange in Lincolnshire: after which they ceased to be the thrice weekly; and reading the latest of them, Lady Dunstane imagined a flustered quill.

'That break between the men and the women after dinner was Tony's aversion, and I am glad she has instituted a change, said Lady Dunstane. She heard also from Redworth of the unexampled concert of the guests at Mrs. Warwick's dinner parties. He had met on one occasion the Esquarts, the Pettigrews, Mr. Percy Dacier, and a Miss Paynham. Redworth had not a word to say of the expensive household.

He was a barrister who did not practise: in nothing the man for Diana. Letters came from the house of the Pettigrews in Kent; from London; from Halford Manor in Hertfordshire; from Lockton Grange in Lincolnshire: after which they ceased to be the thrice weekly; and reading the latest of them, Lady Dunstane imagined a flustered quill.

'That break between the men and the women after dinner was Tony's aversion, and I am glad she has instituted a change, said Lady Dunstane. She heard also from Redworth of the unexampled concert of the guests at Mrs. Warwick's dinner parties. He had met on one occasion the Esquarts, the Pettigrews, Mr. Percy Dacier, and a Miss Paynham. Redworth had not a word to say of the expensive household.

To produce a greater impression by suspense? No and no. I wrote you I was with the Pettigrews. We caught the coach, we caught the boat, we were only two hours late for the Ball; so we did wonders. And good Mrs. Pettigrew is, pining somewhere to complete her adornment. I was in the crush, spying for Emmy, when Mr.

Every honour was paid to them; they met aristocracy in the persons of Lord Larrian, of Lady Rockden, Colonel Purlby, the Pettigrews, but neither of them held the table for a moment; the topics flew, and were no sooner up than down; they were unable to get a shot.

She is passing the day with the Pettigrews, who have taken a place near her village for a month. She promised to dine and sleep here, if she returned in time. What is your news? 'Nothing; the world wags on. 'You have nothing special to tell her? 'Nothing'; he hummed; 'nothing, I fancy, that she does not know. 'You said you were disappointed. 'It's always a pleasure to see her.

"Gets drunk every night," interrupted Robin, crossly, "I know! And I suppose you think I'm another Pettigrew?" "Oh dear, no!" And she laughed with the heartiest merriment. "You never could, you never would be a Pettigrew! But it all comes to the same thing love ends in marriage, doesn't it?" "It ought to," said Robin, sententiously. "And marriage ends in Pettigrews!" "Innocent!"

Put a mortgage on her an' foreclose it as soon as possible. As a floatin' asset Lizzie is dangerous. "Dan picked up his hat an' started for the door. "'Tell her she must do business or you'll cut the price of Pettigrews, I suggested. "'Good idea! he answered, as he went away. "Meanwhile Mr. an' Mrs. Bill Warburton were hot on the trail of Lizzie.