You will inquire for le Colonel
Silky, when you call.
Nevertheless, one of the colonels
made a last attempt.
They called men into the tent - one of them certainly was the Colonel
, as his father had prophesied - and they asked him an infinity of questions, chiefly about the woman who looked after him, all of which Kim answered truthfully.
When Lady Durgan, widow of the late Sir John Durgan, arrived in their station, and after a short time had been proposed to by every single man at mess, she put the public sentiment very neatly when she explained that they were all so nice that unless she could marry them all, including the colonel
and some majors already married, she was not going to content herself with one hussar.
Rabourdin, who said to himself: "A minister should have decision, should know public affairs, and direct their course," saw "Report" rampant throughout France, from the colonel
to the marshal, from the commissary of police to the king, from the prefects to the ministers of state, from the Chamber to the courts.
Nevertheless," replied Colonel
Blomsberry, "they are always struggling in Europe to maintain the principle of nationalities.
how they fell, colonels
, lieutenants, and common soldiers, all alike
Monsieur and Madame Ratignolle made much of the Colonel
, installing him as the guest of honor and engaging him at once to dine with them the following Sunday, or any day which he might select.
But, in after days, when the frenzy of that hideous epoch had subsided, it was remembered how loudly Colonel
Pyncheon had joined in the general cry, to purge the land from witchcraft; nor did it fail to be whispered, that there was an invidious acrimony in the zeal with which he had sought the condemnation of Matthew Maule.
He died very soon after I went to Colonel
Lloyd's; and he died as he lived, uttering, with his dying groans, bitter curses and horrid oaths.
At the park she laughed at the colonel
, and in the cottage at Marianne.
Forward then, my respectable privy councillor," replied Colonel
Philippe, whistling to the dogs, who seemed more willing to obey him than the public functionary to whom they belonged.