Armstrong is at present of interest to us, but, now that I find he keeps so keen a look-out upon anyone who may follow him on these excursions, the affair appears more important, and I shall not be satisfied until I have made the matter clear.
Armstrong, whose name the obliging young lady at the office allowed me to read upon the counterfoil of Staunton's urgent message.
Armstrong, and football does not come within my horizon.
A draghound will follow aniseed from here to John o'Groat's, and our friend, Armstrong, would have to drive through the Cam before he would shake Pompey off his trail.
Armstrong within, his shoulders bowed, his head sunk on his hands, the very image of distress.
Armstrong, I think we are a little at cross-purposes," said my friend, with dignity.
Armstrong took a quick step forward and wrung Holmes by the hand.
At that instant the air sprang to flame, a cracking shock of thunder shook the stunned world and Henry Armstrong tranquilly sat up.
Stretched naked on a long table lay the body of Henry Armstrong, the head defiled with blood and clay from a blow with a spade.
You see," said Father Brown, blinking modestly, "I'm not sure that the Armstrong cheerfulness is so very cheerful--for other people.
They walked some way in silence along the windy grassy bank by the rail, and just as they came under the far-flung shadow of the tall Armstrong house, Father Brown said suddenly, like a man throwing away a troublesome thought rather than offering it seriously: "Of course, drink is neither good nor bad in itself.
But poor Armstrong was killed with a giant's club, a great green club, too big to be seen, and which we call the earth.
Be careful what you say," said Royce gruffly, "you'll frighten Miss Armstrong.
It is quite true, as this fellow says," explained Royce, "that Miss Armstrong fainted with a knife in her hand.
I was called a clever man once, and might have been a happy one; Armstrong saved the remains of a brain and body from the taverns, and was always kind to me in his own way, poor fellow