Grandfather again adverted
to the progress of the war.
Advancing a step further (the doctor was not easily discouraged) he adverted
to the news of the Expedition, and took up the tone of remonstrance which had been already adopted by Mrs.
As he renewed his entreaties on our being left along, and adverted
with many thanks to the former occasion of our being together, I willingly yielded to his persuasions, and sat down, pretending to examine some curious miniatures and a few old medals which he placed before me.
But one man was killed on the same occasion; and from the very window whence he received his death, the very flag which shielded his murderer (not only in the commission of his crime, but from its consequences), was displayed again on the occasion of the public ceremony performed by the Governor General, to which I have just adverted
. Of all the colours in the rainbow, there is but one which could be so employed: I need not say that flag was orange.
"This watching of me at my chambers (which I have once had reason to suspect)," I said to Wemmick when he came back, "is inseparable from the person to whom you have adverted
; is it?"