Had I been conscious that Monsieur Montcalm was master
of the English, I should have spared myself the trouble of so awkward a translation," said the vexed Duncan, dryly; remembering instantly his recent by-play with Munro.
The child came up, and the master
patted the curly head, and chucked him under the chin.
You have spoken well, good squire,'' said the Disinherited Knight, ``well and boldly, as it beseemeth him to speak who answers for an absent master
could have been more unfitted to teach things to so shy a boy as Philip.
They were a scrupulously patient and conscientious body of men, who would as soon have thought of breaking into a house, or equalizing the distribution of wealth, on the highway, by the simple machinery of a horse and pistol, as of making Old Masters
I don't object to your theory," says the master
, "and I allow you have made a fair case for yourself.
Though he was scarcely eleven years of age, Master
George wore straps and the most beautiful little boots like a man.
Next came the saddle, but that was not half so bad; my master
put it on my back very gently, while old Daniel held my head; he then made the girths fast under my body, patting and talking to me all the time; then I had a few oats, then a little leading about; and this he did every day till I began to look for the oats and the saddle.
The moment I turned the sharp corner of the passage, I saw my master
coming toward me through the open drawing-room door, asleep and dreaming, with his keys in his hands.
Let's have no accusing o' the innicent, Master
, to avoid a crowd, would suffer only thirty people at a time to see me.
Nay, nay," said the barber, "if you don't tell us where he is, Sancho Panza, we will suspect as we suspect already, that you have murdered and robbed him, for here you are mounted on his horse; in fact, you must produce the master
of the hack, or else take the consequences.