'There's a house not far from here,' said the guest
when he had written a few lines, 'which you call the Warren, I believe?'
It has elicited a great deal of public feeling," returned Guest
. "The man, of course, was mad."
"If you recognize me not, Sir Roger," said Norman of Torn, drily, "it is evident that your honored guest
hath a better memory."
"Are my father's guests
arriving?" asked the princess.
So he at once said, "Aldermen and town councillors of the Phaeacians, we have had enough now, both of the feast, and of the minstrelsy that is its due accompaniment; let us proceed therefore to the athletic sports, so that our guest
on his return home may be able to tell his friends how much we surpass all other nations as boxers, wrestlers, jumpers, and runners."
Then the long delay began to be positively discomforting, and relations and guests
tried to look as if they were not thinking of the bridegroom but were engrossed in conversation.
I honour him, that bad guest
, but gladly leave him alone.
journeyed to the ranch and remained a few days.
and myself to make some acknowledgment of the service you've been to us; and, backed by your general conduct and business ability, it has made us determine on giving you a share in the business,--a share which we shall be glad to increase as the years go on.
The approaching guest
, whoever it might be, appeared to pause at the head of the staircase; he paused twice or thrice in the descent; he paused again at the foot.
Every house in these islands which is large enough to contain a spare room has its Guests
' Chamber, always kept ready for occupation.
Tiffany, having no cause to dread a rival, immediately besought him to favor us with a specimen; my own entreaties, of course, were urged to the same effect; and our venerable guest
, well pleased to find willing auditors, awaited only the return of Mr.