The mission with which I am charged, sir," replied the visitor, speaking with hesitation, "is a confidential one on the part of him who fulfils it, and him by whom he is employed.
The visitor either understood the abbe's meaning, or had no more questions to ask; he arose, and the abbe accompanied him to the door.
Neither squeals of hogs nor tears of visitors made any difference to them; one by one they hooked up the hogs, and one by one with a swift stroke they slit their throats.
Now and then a visitor wept, to be sure; but this slaughtering machine ran on, visitors or no visitors.
It is so long since I have had any visitors that I am not properly prepared to receive them.
It was indeed an amazing place, when one considered that it was all made with scissors, and the visitors were not only greatly interested but full of admiration for the skill of little Miss Cuttenclip.
The prince's conversation was artless and confiding to a degree, and the servant could not help feeling that as from visitor to common serving-man this state of things was highly improper.
I can't announce a visitor like yourself without the secretary.
I don't know,' said Mistress Affery, with her disengaged left hand extended towards the visitor.
The visitor gradually broke into a smile, and sat down again.
Sherlock Holmes waved our strange visitor
into a chair.
performed the ceremony of greeting this old aunt whom not one of them knew, not one of them wanted to know, and not one of them cared about; Anna Pavlovna observed these greetings with mournful and solemn interest and silent approval.
He met the well-satisfied peroration of his visitor without comment.
Then he looked coldly towards his visitor and provided him, perhaps, with one of the most complete surprises of his life.
Lecount politely retired -- through the open folding-doors -- by this latter means of exit, so as not to disturb the visitor
by passing in front of her.