At this Grace laughed hysterically.
"Come, none of that before me," said the doctor sternly.
She stopped directly, frightened. The doctor smiled.
Mr. Carden peeped in from his study. "When you have done with her, come and prescribe for me. I am a little out of sorts too." With this, he retired. "That means you are to go and tell him what is the matter with me," said Grace bitterly.
"Is his curiosity unjustifiable?"
"Oh no. Poor papa!" Then she asked him dryly if he knew what was the matter with her.
"Then cure me." This with haughty incredulity.
"I'll try; and a man can but do his best. I'll tell you one thing: if I can't cure you, no doctor in the world can: see how modest I am. Now for papa."
one of our party was unable anywhere to purchase either
Thus questioned by her mistress and simultaneously admonished
of the creative power of nature of which Tarzan was cognizant
the immediate present he must think of the necessary dignities
at our arrival, and said one to the other, “This is the
palace toward the northern end of the group of buildings