The rest of their conversation was all in whispers: so, as I could hear no more, I thought I would go and find Bruno.
Thither Bruno trotted, and I thought it well to follow him.
She looked four or five years older than Bruno, but she had the same rosy cheeks and sparkling eyes, and the same wealth of curly brown hair.
Here Bruno climbed upon his other knee, and a good deal of kissing, on a rather complicated system, was the result.
I wiss Sylvie was a little more dreamy," said Bruno.
Sylvie asked, walking with a little extra sedateness, by way of example to Bruno at the other side, who never ceased jumping up and down.
No, we aren't," said Bruno, who thought himself quite able to answer this question.
Horizontal weather," said the Professor, and made straight for the door, very nearly trampling on Bruno, who had only just time to get out of his way.
Nearly six-foot-six, and of more than theatrical thews and muscles, Isidore Bruno, in the gorgeous leopard skin and golden-brown garments of Oberon, looked like a barbaric god.
Bruno, the big actor, was so babyish that it was easy to send him off in brute sulks, banging the door.
The first object of her diplomacy, the exit of the enraged Bruno, was at once achieved.
Father Brown seemed quite unconscious of this cloud of witnesses, but followed Parkinson with an idly attentive eye till he took himself and his absurd spear into the farther room of Bruno.
And before the others could appreciate his intention he snatched up the dagger, sprang at the other door at the lower end of the passage, burst it open, bolt and all, and confronted Bruno in his dressing-room.
When the police arrived it was to tear the two men from an almost ape-like grapple; and, after a few formal inquiries, to arrest Isidore Bruno upon a charge of murder, brought against him by his furious opponent.
But even this would hardly explain the enormous omnipresence and widely distributed detail of "The Bruno Case," or "The Passage Mystery," in the Press of London and the provinces.