Jasper has gone home quite himself, has he?' asked the Dean.
'Well, well,' says the Dean, with a sprightly air of breaking up the little conference, 'I hope Mr.
Dean. And tell him that you had the kindness to desire to know how he was?'
With a pleasant air of patronage, the Dean as nearly cocks his quaint hat as a Dean in good spirits may, and directs his comely gaiters towards the ruddy dining-room of the snug old red-brick house where he is at present, 'in residence' with Mrs.
The reply, with a slight smile, is: 'Certainly; with my respects and thanks to the Dean.'
However, the perceptions of deans
in the governance process has been specifically studied, the areas explored including the dean
's position, role, responsibilities, and the power sharing of the deans