That plotter Waddington, or some of his tools, dropped a bomb where it might have done us some injury, but Professor
Bumper, who was a fellow passenger, on his way to South America to look for the lost city of Pelone, calmly picked up the bomb, plucked out the fuse, and saved us from bad injuries, if not death.
Not at all; not a professor
, as your town-folks have it; and, what is worse, I'm afraid, not a practiser, either.
When the professor
enters a beer-hall in the evening where students are gathered together, these rise up and take off their caps, and invite the old gentleman to sit with them and partake.
Let's go and see the Professor
," the Warden said, wisely avoiding further discussion.
Munchausen--how's that for an inset headline?
Presently, with an odour of cooking, the Frau Professor
came in, a short, very stout woman with tightly dressed hair and a red face; she had little eyes, sparkling like beads, and an effusive manner.
But, my dear professor
," he was saying, "I still maintain that but for the victories of Ferdinand and Isabella over the fifteenth-century Moors in Spain the world would be today a thousand years in advance of where we now find ourselves.
Some years ago this country house, Yoxley Old Place, was taken by an elderly man, who gave the name of Professor
Maxon wished to watch the building of the houses and the stockade, that he might offer such suggestions as he thought necessary, and again the girl noticed her father's comparative indifference to her welfare.
Martin and Professor
Caldwell had got together in a conspicuous corner, and though Martin no longer wove the air with his hands, to Ruth's critical eye he permitted his own eyes to flash and glitter too frequently, talked too rapidly and warmly, grew too intense, and allowed his aroused blood to redden his cheeks too much.
An admirable statement of the aims of the Library of Philosophy was provided by the first editor, the late Professor
With him there was a well-known professor
of philosophy, who had come from Harkov expressly to clear up a difference that had arisen between them on a very important philosophical question.