The wildest cheering resounded on all sides; the name of Ferguson was in every mouth, and we may safely believe that it lost nothing in passing through English throats.
Ferguson was voted there and then, and it at once attained the handsome amount of two thousand five hundred pounds.
Ferguson?" exclaimed another voice, with a malicious twang.
Mr Ferguson kicked the waste-paper basket savagely.
The reader may wonder what was the trouble--why Mr Ferguson could not stalk out and brusquely dispose of his foe; but then the reader has not employed Master Bean for a month.
'Ah, Bean,' said Mr Ferguson, flitting rapidly, 'you still here?
Does the Emperor Napoleon live here now, Ferguson?"
Pardon my seeming carelessness, Ferguson. Drive on."
And the doctor: "We need no silks now, Ferguson. Our hearts yearn for the Louvre.
At table, while eating rice and jack-rabbit curry (the latter shot by Ferguson), they talked it over, and Daylight found the little man had no food "views." He ate whatever he liked, and all he wanted, avoiding only such combinations that experience had taught him disagreed with his digestion.
"Look here, Ferguson. Ever since we got together, I've been casting about to find out what's wrong with you, to locate a screw loose somewhere, but I'll be danged if I've succeeded.
Ferguson frankly showed his pleasure at the questions.