The Man with a Shadow
He gave himself a sharp slap on the mouth.
"Steady! Man, man, man! how you do forget your cloth! But if Tom Candlish--Pish! Steady, man! Let's go and see."
Mary Salis stood in the deep old mullioned window, gazing after him.
"Hartley never leaves and speaks like that unless there is something wrong," she said to herself. "If that wretched man has persuaded Leo-- she has just gone out--without a word. Oh, no, no! she would not do such a thing as that. How I do picture troubles where there are none!"
She stood watching until her brother disappeared, and then went back into the dining-room, telling herself that it was folly, but her heart refused to be convinced, and set up a low, heavy, ominous throb.
DR NORTH GETS IN HOT WATER.
A virtuous mob's war-cry. The favourite ejaculation of the unwashed scoundrels who are always read