Also, that the story of the Colonel being sent away from his sister's door, on the occasion of his niece's birthday, seemed to strike Mr.
Question the third: Did the Colonel know the conspiracy followed the Diamond; and has he purposely left a legacy of trouble and danger to his sister, through the innocent medium of his sister's child?
When she reached a tree about ten feet distant, against which she leaned, Monsieur Fanjat said to the colonel
in a low voice,--
To own the truth, Colonel
Silky was delighted with me.
shook the man gently by the arm, and "Who are you?
It is time that the good Colonel
came forth to greet his friends; else we shall be apt to suspect that he has taken a sip too much of his Canary wine, in his extreme deliberation which cask it were best to broach in honor of the day
looked silently at the officer of the suite, at the stout staff officer, and at Zherkov, and he frowned.
Presently the Colonel
sent for him, and talked for a long time.
was busy arranging the affairs of the inheritance.
Well, well,' ses th' colonel
, 'they deserve t' be major generals,' he ses.
He has been in your service some years, Colonel
The other prisoners worked harder than I did, and I owe my better treatment solely to the kindliness and discrimination of the old colonel
Should he perceive Colonel
Proctor, we could not prevent a collision which might have terrible results.
was followed by Serpuhovskoy, who came out onto the steps smiling, with a glass in his hand.
He had been a colonel
in the Confederate army, and still maintained, with the title, the military bearing which had always accompanied it.