...the top of six or eight loaded horse-pistols, deposited on a substratum of cutlass. The Dover mail was in its usual genial position that the guard suspected the passengers, the passengers suspected one another and the guard, they all suspected ...
...room. “Mr. Henry Baker, I believe,” said he, rising from his armchair and greeting his visitor with the easy air of geniality which he could so readily assume. “Pray take this chair by the fire, Mr. Baker. It is a cold night, and I observe that your ...
...permit it, sire,' said a bustling little man in a gorgeous uniform. 'You'll have to make 'em,' said the ex-king, genially addressing all the councillors. King Ferdinand glanced at the closed brass door through which no news would come. ...