Anne said that she did not wish to take the paper if he had not done with it, and that she was really later in the week than usual, owing to the soldiers. 'Soldiers, yes rot the soldiers! And now hedges will be broke, and hens' nests robbed, and sucking-pigs stole, and I don't know what all. Who's to pay for't, sure?

"Who's Archibald Mackie?" asked her cousin, "and what have I to do with him? 'tis as much as I can do to think of myself!" "That's the very thing, Willie," replied the little reasoner. "If you would only try to put your mind on some body or something else, may be you wouldn't remember that you are at all unlike other people.

"'Who's there? cries the Captain at his busy desk, hurriedly making out his papers for the Customs 'Who's there? Oh! how that harmless question mangles Jonah! For the instant he almost turns to flee again. But he rallies.

I really respect some snuffy old stockbroker who's gone on adding up column after column all his days, and trotting back to his villa at Brixton with some old pug dog he worships, and a dreary little wife sitting at the end of the table, and going off to Margate for a fortnight I assure you I know heaps like that well, they seem to me really nobler than poets whom every one worships, just because they're geniuses and die young.

So, as they talked, referring to many of the events of the past, names were often mentioned, and as a thought came to him, Frank happened to say: "I wonder how Hank Brady is getting on with father's new car?" He saw the cowboy start and turn white. "Who's Hank Brady?" he asked, his voice trembling. "A fellow we met under strange circumstances.

It's plumb wrong, an' what this party needs is hangin'. "'Oh, I don't know, says Cherokee Hall, who's in on the talk. 'Hamilton's all right, an' a squar' man. All he wants is jestice. Now, while I deems the conduct of this stranger low an' ornery; still, comin' down to the turn, he's on his trail all right.

Jeeves poured silently in. "Oh, I say, Jeeves," began Cyril, "I just wanted to have a syllable or two with you. It's this way Hallo, who's this?" I then perceived that the stout stripling had trickled into the room after Jeeves. He was standing near the door looking at Cyril as if his worst fears had been realised. There was a bit of a silence.

"Who's that you're a-namin' that's a-goin' to have silk dresses?" inquired Laurella, as he entered and set the mended cradle down by the bedside. "The baby." he returned.

Somebody knocking? What did this continual interruption mean? An odd superstitious fear now mingled with his irritation. The sound appeared to come from the front shutters. It suddenly occurred to him that the light might be visible through the crevices. He hurriedly extinguished it, and went to the door. "Who's there?" "Me, Peters. Want to speak to you." Mr.

Who's that big fellow ahead after the old bull?" "It's Winklemann. He seems to prefer tough meat." As Ian spoke the bull in question turned suddenly round, just as Rollin's bull had done, and received Winklemann's horse on its hairy forehead. The poor man shot from the saddle as if he had been thrown from a catapult, turned a complete somersault over the buffalo, and fell on his back beyond.