Our house," added the Englishman with a laugh, "does not do things in that way.
And the Englishman drew from his pocket a bundle of bank-notes, which might have been twice the sum M.
If you were riding him," said the Englishman, "I'd bet on you.
In a steeplechase it all depends on riding and on pluck," said the Englishman.
D'Artagnan was over him at a bound, and said to the Englishman, pointing his sword to his throat, "I could kill you, my Lord, you are completely in my hands; but I spare your life for the sake of your sister.
The Englishman, delighted at having to do with a gentleman of such a kind disposition, pressed D'Artagnan in his arms, and paid a thousand compliments to the three Musketeers, and as Porthos's adversary was already installed in the carriage, and as Aramis's had taken to his heels, they had nothing to think about but the dead.
Everyone crowded to the window, the Englishman in front.
The Englishman looked on sideways, pursing up his lips.
It could not have been termed a smile, and what emotion it registered the Englishman was at a loss to guess.
It is a country far from here," answered the Englishman.
They had marched for perhaps half an hour when the Englishman
saw ahead of them, in a little clearing upon the bank of the river, the thatched roofs of native huts showing above a crude but strong palisade; and presently he was ushered into a village street where he was immediately surrounded by a throng of women and children and warriors.
The natives who were chasing you, they found him and then the Englishman
whom you met in Bekwando on his way inland, he rescued him.
He is also," the Englishman
continued, "prepared to pay another thousand for a satisfactory explanation of the murder of Mr.
And yet I do not wish to see so valiant a man mishandled, and so I will, for friendship's sake, ride after this Englishman
and bring him back to you.
He was afraid that Baynes would interfere with his own plans, and he had hit upon a scheme to both utilize the young Englishman
and get rid of him at the same time.