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"I'd like to start after him the biggest alligator in the river," was Ned's comment.
"Queer idea of honor he has!" commented Tom, grimly.
And he was amongst them like a child, sensitive, impressionable, plastic--but unable to find for himself any sort of comment.
"Truly," commented Marlow, "brought to bay was not a bad comparison; a better one than Mr.
As we presume therefore to convey only this last to the reader, we shall pass by whatever was said, till the rest of the company having by degrees dropped off, left only Square and the physician together; at which time the conversation was a little heightened by some comments on what had happened between the two young gentlemen; both of whom the doctor declared to be no better than scoundrels; to which appellation the philosopher, very sagaciously shaking his head, agreed.
"That's an awful waste of time," commented Dan, "but I guess you'll need to if you're always going to say what you think."
"It's a very easy resolution to keep, anyhow," commented Felix.
Neither of the elders made any comment. They all lit cigarettes, and, as dinner-time was close at hand, went to their rooms to get ready.
While the listeners were smiling their comments there was a quick movement behind their backs, and they looked round.
The superior nerve of women in all matters connected with love, from the casting of the first sheep's-eye down to the end of the honeymoon, is too well acknowledged to need comment. Nor is the example a fair one to cite in the present instance, the positions not being equally balanced.
When it was suggested to him that he should enter the civil service, or when the war or any general political affairs were discussed on the assumption that everybody's welfare depended on this or that issue of events, he would listen with a mild and pitying smile and surprise people by his strange comments. But at this time he saw everybody- both those who, as he imagined, understood the real meaning of life (that is, what he was feeling) and those unfortunates who evidently did not understand it- in the bright light of the emotion that shone within himself, and at once without any effort saw in everyone he met everything that was good and worthy of being loved.
"Oh, well," Mall commented, "Rose always was sort of sentimental, but there's not many like her.