But," asked the visitor, "do you know why he came to France?
This was all the visitor wished to ascertain, or, rather, all the Englishman appeared to know.
His valet looked at the visitors through a sort of wicket; and if their faces were unknown to him or displeased him, he replied that the abbe was not in Paris, an answer which satisfied most persons, because the abbe was known to be a great traveller.
Jurgis went down the line with the rest of the visitors, staring openmouthed, lost in wonder.
Here came the entrails, to be scraped and washed clean for sausage casings; men and women worked here in the midst of a sickening stench, which caused the visitors to hasten by, gasping.
It was all in one great room, like a circus amphitheater, with a gallery for visitors running over the center.
The visitors were taken there and shown them, all neatly hung in rows, labeled conspicuously with the tags of the government inspectors--and some, which had been killed by a special process, marked with the sign of the kosher rabbi, certifying that it was fit for sale to the orthodox.
As a much shorter man than the visitor, Mr Flintwinch was at the physical disadvantage of being thus disagreeably leered at from a height; and as he went first down the staircase, and was usually a step or two lower than the other, this disadvantage was at the time increased.
Yes, sir,' said Jeremiah, twisting himself at the visitor again, as he did during the whole of this dialogue, like some screw- machine that fell short of its grip; for the other never changed, and he always felt obliged to retreat a little.
Tea was prepared there, and such little company arrangements had been made as usually attended the reception of expected visitors.
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.
These dolls marched and danced before the visitors, and then they all waved their paper handkerchiefs and sang in a sweet chorus a song called "The Flag of Our Native Land.
I like to have visitors admire my wonderful village, and I hope you will call again.
After this had been received by Dorothy with proper thanks and placed on the table with the other presents, the visitors
from Hiland and Loland were escorted to their rooms by the High Chamberlain.
It is needless to say that the first visitors
of the Columbiad were the members of the Gun Club.