It was seven-thirty and fast growing dark when Joe Welling came along the station platform toward the New
Our affairs began to wear a new
aspect, and the enemy, not daring to venture on open war, practised secret mischief at times.
A week or two later, returning one morning from a stroll in the forest, Christie and Jessie were waylaid by George Kearney and Fairfax, and, under pretext of being shown a new
and romantic trail, were diverted from the regular path.
I should scarcely call it an improved state of things," observed Clifford's new
acquaintance, "to live everywhere and nowhere
The center of the placard was occupied by a house, brilliantly painted, new
, and dazzling.
You are silent, Miss Fairfaxbut I hope you mean to take an interest in this news
I never shall forget the radiant face with which he came home one afternoon, and told me, as a mighty piece of news
, of his having fallen in with one Clarriker (the young merchant's name), and of Clarriker's having shown an extraordinary inclination towards him, and of his belief that the opening had come at last.
And so the news
went from 'phone to 'phone, until by Monday morning all bankers and chief depositors were aware of the situation, and prepared for the team-play that prevented any general disaster.
At first some rash individuals, principally of the gentler sex, espoused his cause, which became still more popular when the Illustrated London News
came out with his portrait, copied from a photograph in the Reform Club.
The afternoon papers puffed scraps of news
under big headlines.
Now I have got some news
for you," said Lydia, as they sat down at table.
Moreover, as will be seen in the course of my story, the pedlar was inquisitive, and something of a tattler, always itching to hear the news
and anxious to tell it again.
I will answer for it, I bring you news
you little expect.
Astor, for the success of this object of his ambition, that this gleam of good news
was almost overpowering.
The prince was away for six months, and even those who were most interested in his destiny were able to pick up very little news
about him all that while.