Park might do," said she, "if the Gouldings could quit it-- or the great house at Stoke, if the drawing-room were larger; but Ashworth is too far off!
(that is, it would have been, only Waterloo had not yet taken place)--it was Ney's column breasting the hill of La Haye
Sainte, bristling with ten thousand bayonets, and crowned with twenty eagles--it was the shout of the beef-eating British, as leaping down the hill they rushed to hug the enemy in the savage arms of battle-- in other words, Cuff coming up full of pluck, but quite reeling and groggy, the Fig-merchant put in his left as usual on his adversary's nose, and sent him down for the last time.
Reuben Hayes's manner was far from gracious, but Holmes took it with admirable good-humour.
Reuben Hayes," said Holmes, coolly, "one might think that you were afraid of our finding something out."
"I am convinced," said I, "that this Reuben Hayes knows all about it.
Reuben Hayes was arrested at Chesterfield, on my information, at eleven o'clock last night.
"James came into contact with this fellow Hayes, because the man was a tenant of mine, and James acted as agent.
I yielded--as I have always yielded--to his prayers, and instantly James hurried off to the Fighting Cock to warn Hayes and give him the means of flight.
While in the midst of this bureaucratic house- cleaning he met Hubbard, who had just been appointed by President Hayes
as the head of a commission on mail transportation.
A splendid seaman, I am certain, but a Bully Hayes
But from the rising ground near Hayes
Barton, the house in which he was born, we catch sight of the sea.
Turning to the right at the cemetery, they climbed the Piedmont Heights to Blair Park and plunged into the green coolness of Jack Hayes