Look here,' returned Dick, 'I have said good night, and now I'm going.
Van Tromp laughed gaily, shook hands up to the elbows, hoped cordially they would meet again and that often, but looked after Dick as he departed with a tremor of indignation.
Not just then, in course, but it's what's bin on his mind and in his talk for days off and on," returned Dick, with a knowing smile and a nod of mysterious confidence.
For the first time in his life Whiskey Dick hesitated between two forms of intoxication.
The delicate compliment to their confidential relations and the slight stimulus of liquor had tremulously exalted Whiskey Dick.
But Whiskey Dick, guiltily attributing the movement to his own indiscreet gesture, said, "Excuse me, miss," recovered himself by lightly dusting her shoulder with his handkerchief, as if to remove the impression, and her smile returned.
Why, sir,' returned Dick
, 'between Miss Sophia Wackles and the humble individual who has now the honor to address you, warm and tender sentiments have been engendered, sentiments of the most honourable and inspiring kind.
Let us discuss it, then, at breakfast, if you have no objections, my dear Dick.
My dear Dick, I have only one word to answer--I shall not lose one particle of gas.
Remember what her life has been--and is--and must always be, I suppose, for creatures like Dick Moore live forever, I understand.
She can't take Dick to church, of course--not that he ever troubled church much in his best days.
Dick, with a despondent look upon his papers, and with his hand among his hair again, 'that I never can get that quite right.
Dick, 'and when it flies high, it takes the facts a long way.
Dick - I ask because I don't know, aunt - is he at all out of his mind, then?
Dick is a sort of distant connexion of mine - it doesn't matter how; I needn't enter into that.