was all that Father Victor could say, as Bennett marched off, with a firm hand on Kim's shoulder.
Bennett was staring uneasily at Father Victor, and Kim, for his own ends, took upon himself the office of interpreter.
I do not see what concern this fakir has with the boy, who is probably his dupe or his confederate,' Bennett began.
There is no need to play on his credulity,' Bennett interrupted.
And I cannot see any need why he should wait,' said Bennett, feeling in his trouser-pocket.
Neither Bennett nor Father Victor found any answer ready.
It's the very best day's work you ever did for yourself, young man,' said Bennett.
Bennett, if you give him that rupee he'll curse you root and branch
Bennett fidgeted with impatience, and suggested calling a sentry to evict the fakir.
This took some time to interpret, for Bennett wished to cut it short.
They talked long in undertones, Father Victor urging some scheme on Mr Bennett, who seemed incredulous.