On the occasions when David went to visit his grandfather on the Bentley farm, he was altogether contented and happy.
On the street he had met the farm hand from the Bentley place and knew of his son's return to town.
When he was twelve years old he went to the Bentley farm to live.
And so young David went to live in the Bentley farmhouse with Jesse.
"The cheer I can offer you is, unfortunately, in keeping with my surroundings; but I shall esteem myself highly favored if it is your pleasure to partake of it, rather than seek better at Bentley's Flat."
You may say at Bentley's- -but that is not important.
Old Captain Bentley had just been whistled up, and had granted her what he never granted before.
The performance being over, Captain Bentley motioned to them to clear out.
"'Don't,' said Captain Bentley. 'I wouldn't throw a sick cat overside with a shark around.'
were yet further defended a few years later by Mr.
he didn't mind him, but he's going to find it hard to get acquainted with a new minister, and a new minister's wife will frighten him to death."
His depression was increased by the receipt, on his return to his department, of a message from the manager, stating that he would like to see Mr Bentley
in his private room for a moment.