At this hour of the day the place was deserted; George had it to himself.
For George, though you would not have suspected it from his exterior, was one of those in whose cerebra the grey matter splashes restlessly about, producing strong curtains and crisp dialogue.
George unrolled it, and fastened one end over the nose of the boat.
He, of course, made frantic struggles for freedom - the birthright of every Englishman, - and, in doing so (I learned this afterwards), knocked over George; and then George, swearing at Harris, began to struggle too, and got himself entangled and rolled up.
Through street after street went George Willard, avoiding the people who passed.
George Willard stopped by a picket fence and tried to control the shaking of his body.
George sits, with his arms folded, consuming the family and the parlour while Grandfather Smallweed is assisted by Judy to two black leathern cases out of a locked bureau, in one of which he secures the document he has just received, and from the other takes another similar document which hl of business care--I should like to throw a cat at you instead of a cushion, and I will too if you make such a confounded fool of yourself
George makes the latter remark to himself as he nods to Grandfather Smallweed.
He is going in a Government vessel to inspect the lighthouses on the North of Scotland, and on the Orkney and Shetland Islands--and, having noticed how worn and ill my poor boy looks, he most kindly invites George to be his guest on the voyage.
George must positively send his answer to Sir James to-day.
I've told you you were neglecting a sweet girl, George.
You want your money back, I suppose," said George, with a sneer.
The dessert was put on the table, the old sailor came in, drank his loyal toast, paid his respects to "Master George
," and went out again.
Very glad to see you, and that you are taking George
for a bathe.
He was waited upon over the factory, shown the machinery by George
, who, in high spirits, talked so fluently, held himself so erect, looked so handsome and manly, that his master began to feel an uneasy consciousness of inferiority.