The trainer, John Straker, is a retired jockey who rode in Colonel Ross's colors before he became too heavy for the weighing-chair.
The latter was Colonel Ross, the well-known sportsman; the other, Inspector Gregory, a man who was rapidly making his name in the English detective service.
Colonel Ross leaned back with his arms folded and his hat tilted over his eyes, while I listened with interest to the dialogue of the two detectives.
And on the other hand, over the low country of the Ross, I saw smoke go up, morning and evening, as if from a homestead in a hollow of the land.
But the second day passed; and though as long as the light lasted I kept a bright look-out for boats on the Sound or men passing on the Ross, no help came near me.
Ross's daughter, a strapping young woman with handsome features and remarkably handsome black eyes.
Ross affirmed, proceeding stolidly with the knitting of the woollen singlet on her knees--one of the countless under-garments that she interminably knitted for her skipper sons.
I'm going to be a painter like Miss Ross when I get through school.
Miss Ross told me about Paris; she bought my pink sunshade there and my bead purse.
found embedded in the conglomerate on the outer coast, a well-rounded fragment of greenstone, rather larger than a man's head: he and the men with him were so much surprised at this, that they brought it away and preserved it as a curiosity.
Duncan Ross, and I am myself one of the pensioners upon the fund left by our noble benefactor.
Duncan Ross; 'neither sickness nor business nor anything else.