She conveyed to him that she saw his mother and recognized her; and also she hoped to know her.
But some of her telegrams puzzled him.
When the gentlemen came up after dinner, she asked him if he would not present her to his mother.
"Oh, thank you!" said he, naively; and introduced them to each other.
The ladies courtesied with grace, but a certain formality, for they both felt the importance of the proceeding, and were a little on their guard.
But they had too many safe, yet interesting topics, to be very long at a loss.
"I should have known you by your picture, Mrs. Little."
"Ah, then I fear it must be faded since I saw it last."
his boys had deserted, for a hunting party from the bungalow
It took the skilled labor of the professor, Washington
the contrary. But I had better be going. I will try and
“No, nothing like that,” the mate answered. “Quite
that belief he had made no effort to find her after his
nothing had developed. The men seemed to recover their