"I don't much like the appearance of things." "Why, you don't think anything's wrong with him!" exclaimed young Carteret, starting-up with an alarmed face. "He's safe to turn up, isn't he?" "Of course he will turn up," answered Val, in a dreamy tone. "Only this uncertainty, as to where to look for him, is not pleasant." Dr. Ashton motioned Val to his side.
"My mother! my mother! what do you know of my mother!" said he, looking sharply at her; but observing that they were recognized, they began to laugh, and we had a hearty congratulation all round; while G , starting-up from table, exclaimed, "Come, boys, off with this disguise; we are among friends now." Our Indian guests, now appeared in costume more like "Broadway dandies," than savages.