Desiree had set her price at one hundred and fifty francs, after abating the fifty mentioned, and Colonel
Silky had early made up his mind to give only one hundred.
But if by the will of God there arises any other game which is not the polo game, then be assured, Colonel
Sahib and officers, that we will play it out side by side, though they," again his eye sought Dirkovitch, "though they, I say, have fifty ponies to our one horse.
Herncastle," she said, when I gave her her brother's message, "that Miss Verinder is engaged, and that I decline to see him.
Lloyd's slaves met the slaves of Jacob Jepson, they seldom parted without a quarrel about their masters; Colonel
Lloyd's slaves contending that he was the richest, and Mr.
Do not pursue her," said Monsieur Fanjat to the colonel
, "or you will arouse an aversion which might become insurmountable.
This sluggishness on Colonel
Pyncheon's part became still more unaccountable, when the second dignitary of the province made his appearance, and found no more ceremonious a reception.
Zherkov was followed by an officer of the suite who rode up to the colonel
of hussars with the same order.
Father Victor, good man, took him to the station, put him into an empty second-class next to Colonel
Creighton's first, and bade him farewell with genuine feeling.
But I must object to your dooming Colonel
Brandon and his wife to the constant confinement of a sick chamber, merely because he chanced to complain yesterday (a very cold damp day) of a slight rheumatic feel in one of his shoulders.
O'Dowd, of the --th regiment, one of those occupying in Paris, warned Lieutenant Spooney of that corps.
Lieutenant," began the colonel
, severely, "this is my own affair, and I'll trouble you--"
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.
evidently expected to use the fellow as interpreter, but when the savage addressed me it was in a language as foreign to me as was that of the blacks.
And, besides," added Passepartout, "I'll take charge of him, colonel
as he is.
was followed by Serpuhovskoy, who came out onto the steps smiling, with a glass in his hand.