I gathered that the troublesome woman was ailing, and as one who likes after dinner to believe that there is no distress in the world, I desired to be told by William that the signals meant her return to health.
"William, how dare you," I said, but in the same moment I saw that this father might be useful to me.
"Prithee, play the part of a chorus, good Doctor Byles," said Sir William Howe.
Then comes Sir William Phipps, shepherd, cooper, sea-captain, and governor--may many of his countrymen rise as high from as low an origin!
Price's commission as Second Lieutenant of H.M.
"And I wonder," William
proceeded, with some caution, "what the truth about you is?
"There were four," he said--"Ramon Gallegos, William
Shaw, George W.
The search was made, and it ended--in William
Dane's finding the well-known bag, empty, tucked behind the chest of drawers in Silas's chamber!
, you would have guessed, was about twenty-four.
"Hullo!" exclaimed Williams
, looking at Tom with great surprise for a moment, and then giving him a sudden dig in the ribs with his elbow, which sent Tom's books flying on to the floor, and called the attention of the master, who turned suddenly round, and seeing the state of things, said, -
"Yes, Charley," replied Grandfather; "but when Roger Williams
travelled thither, over hills and valleys, and through the tangled woods, and across swamps and streams, it was a journey of several days.
did not associate with the men of the town in which he lived.