She looked straight at Wilson, and he felt that this quick, frank glance brought about an understanding between them.
Really, Professor Wilson, it would seem that he grew up among the strangest people.
Wilson is a Londoner," said the Irish detective, with a smile.
Yes, I'm a cockney, all right," replied Wilson, "and I think I'm all the better for that.
I've taken a good deal of trouble over that note, Wilson.
It was broken by the fall of a chair on the carpet as Wilson rose hurriedly to his feet.
Wilson followed him, as one who walks in his sleep; and they proceeded to a large upper chamber, where a new-made fire was crackling, and various servants flying about, putting finishing touches to the arrangements.
Wilson, a good-natured but extremely fidgety and cautious old gentleman, ambled up and down the room, appearing, as John Bunyan hath it, "much tumbled up and down in his mind," and divided between his wish to help George, and a certain confused notion of maintaining law and order: so, as he shambled about, he delivered himself as follows:
Oh, I kin tell 'em 'part, Misto Wilson
, but I bet Marse Percy couldn't, not to save his life.
Pray be silent, Agatha," said Miss Wilson severely.
Miss Wylie," said Miss Wilson, flushing slightly, "I must ask you to leave the room.
Mary Millward was another mute, - not so much tormented with cruel kindness as Dick Wilson, because she had a certain short, decided way of answering and refusing, and was supposed to be rather sullen than diffident.
Lawrence was gentlemanly and inoffensive to all, and polite to the vicar and the ladies, especially his hostess and her daughter, and Miss Wilson - misguided man; he had not the taste to prefer Eliza Millward.
Good Master Wilson, I pray you, examine this Pearl -- since that is her name -- and see whether she hath had such Christian nurture as befits a child of her age.
Wilson, not a little astonished at this outbreak -- for he was a grandfatherly sort of personage, and usually a vast favourite with children -- essayed, however, to proceed with the examination.