The mission with which I am charged, sir," replied the visitor, speaking with hesitation, "is a confidential one on the part of him who fulfils it, and him by whom he is employed.
The visitor either understood the abbe's meaning, or had no more questions to ask; he arose, and the abbe accompanied him to the door.
Entering one of the Durham buildings, they found a number of other visitors waiting; and before long there came a guide, to escort them through the place.
It was a long, narrow room, with a gallery along it for visitors.
, who had watched these metamorphoses with a keen eye, smiled, set down the glass upon the table, and then turned and looked upon me with an air of scrutiny.
The appearance of our visitor was a surprise to me, since I had expected a typical country practitioner.
Sherlock Holmes waved our strange visitor into a chair.
I can't announce a visitor like yourself without the secretary.
Fool the prince might be, still, the general's servant felt that it was not correct for him to continue to converse thus with a visitor, in spite of the fact that the prince pleased him somehow.
I don't know,' said Mistress Affery, with her disengaged left hand extended towards the visitor
Elizabeth, construing all this into a wish of hearing her speak of her sister, was pleased, and on this account, as well as some others, found herself, when their visitors
left them, capable of considering the last half-hour with some satisfaction, though while it was passing, the enjoyment of it had been little.
She appeared to be about the same age as Dorothy, and smiling upon her visitors
she said, sweetly:
Following these curious visitors
were two tall, thin men and two short, fat men, all four dressed in gorgeous uniforms.
Upon the whole she felt gratified, even though such a limited and evanescent triumph should involve her daughter's reputation; it might end in marriage yet, and in the warmth of her responsiveness to their admiration she invited her visitors
to stay to tea.
After the 23rd of September the enclosure of Stones hill was thrown open to the public; and it will be easily imagined what was the concourse of visitors
to this spot