[Scribner's] Stories by English Authors On the Orient
"Where have /you/ come from?" said I.
"From the East," said he, "and I am hoping that you will give him the message on the Square--for the sake of my Mother as well as your own."
Englishmen are not usually softened by appeals to the memory of their mothers; but for certain reasons, which will be fully apparent, I saw fit to agree.
"It's more than a little matter," said he, "and that's why I asked you to do it--and now I know that I can depend on you doing it. A Second- class carriage at Marwar Junction, and