Of the fish patrolmen under whom we served at various times, Charley Le Grant and I were agreed, I think, that Neil Partington was the best.
We ran up the Oakland Estuary and came to anchor, and in the days that followed, while Neil was ashore, we tightened up the Reindeer's rigging, overhauled the ballast, scraped down, and put the sloop into thorough shape.
Now we'll see Neil," Charley said, when he had seen Mr.
Not only did Neil Partington interpose no obstacle to our adventure, but he proved to be of the greatest assistance.
MacAllister and Sandy MacAllister and William MacAllister and Alec MacAllister and Angus MacAllister--and I believe dare's de Devil MacAllister.
The confidential Ivan opened the door and ushered in Commandant Neil O'Brien, whom he had found at last pacing the garden again.
Do you hate Neil so much as to put your own daughter--"
For Neil O'Brien, indeed, that gesture was the turning-point of existence.
And the fifth," said Neil, with eyes fixed on the English priest who was coming slowly up the path.
The skipper of the boat, on the other hand, was called Neil Roy Macrob; and since Macrob was one of the names of Alan's clansmen, and Alan himself had sent me to that ferry, I was eager to come to private speech of Neil Roy.
Thereupon Neil sheered off; and the chief singer in our boat struck into a melancholy air, which was presently taken up both by the emigrants and their friends upon the beach, so that it sounded from all sides like a lament for the dying.
At Kinlochaline I got Neil Roy upon one side on the beach, and said I made sure he was one of Appin's men.