The first speaker was evidently Major Fitz-David himself.
The women had a warm friend--perhaps at one time a dangerously warm friend--in Major Fitz-David.
The major looked at the count with his large staring eyes, and then took a survey of the apartment, but his gaze almost immediately reverted to the proprietor of the room.
said the major with a deep sigh, and raising his eye to heaven.
But then," replied the major, "you will have to give this projectile enormous dimensions.
Let me observe, however," interrupted Major Elphinstone, "this will involve a weight such as "
After riding about a hundred yards toward the forest, the major suddenly and sharply reined in his horse and sat motionless in the saddle.
Dunning has had the fight of his life," thought the major, and was about to ride forward.
O'Dowd, with a tap of her whip, told the Major
to be quiet; and then requested to be presented in form to Mrs.
went up to the young woman, who had uttered a cry on recognizing him.
Putnam was a bald-headed, bull-necked man, short and very broad, with one of those rather apoplectic faces that are produced by a prolonged attempt to combine the oriental climate with the occidental luxuries.
Thomson, set at liberty, made his way at once towards the small table at which Captain Granet and Geraldine Conyers were seated.