Mr. Ashe, before he puts a log on the carriage now he goes over it from end to end.
"She found it without much difficulty," Mr. Ashe said, smiling.
Ashe, in a straw hat and light suit, made his usual impression of strength and good-humor.
"Yes, you are to have whatever you need, Honey," Mr. Ashe interrupted.
Kelgarries and Ashe entered, and at the sight of Ashe the taut feeling in Ross's middle loosened a bit.
Do you know of any one who would be likely to put the book in your drawer, Miss Ashe?
Ashe was studying the problem, willing to talk out difficulties as he always had before.
Mr. Ashe laughed as he smoothed out a pucker in his niece's brow.
"There is a certain repetition in this which suggests a lot to the suspicious mind," Ashe agreed.
"We're twins,—me and her," Gabriel announced, directing his remarks to Mr. Ashe.