The Broad Highway
"For none of which you have hitherto found a publisher?" inquired Mr. Grainger.
"Not as yet," said I, "but I have great hopes of my Brantome, as you are probably aware this is the first time he has ever been translated into the English."
"Hum!" said Sir Richard, "ha!--and in the meantime what do you intend to do?"
"On that head I have as yet come to no definite conclusion, sir," I answered.
"I have been wondering," began Mr. Grainger, somewhat diffidently, "if you would care to accept a position in my office. To be sure the remuneration would be small at first and quite insignificant in comparison to the income you have been in the receipt of."
"But it would have been money earned," said I, "which is infinitely preferable to that for whic