acor waited respectfully while Earle was speaking and, when the latter had finished, gave the order to dismount.
The introduction having been effected, acor addressed himself at some length and with much gesture to Earle.
Let him turn over the command for the moment, to acor, and come with us.
A few minutes later, these having arrived, acor presented himself, and by signs invited the two white men to follow him.
The two led horses were then brought forward, and with a gesture of deference, acor invited his two guests—or were they prisoners?