I much desired to see the painting, but it was ruled that Mr. Cripps must not be disturbed.
Mrs. Cripps wished to know if Americans were a religious people, as a rule.
Mr. Cripps was amazed also, and he stuttered, "I—I—I—on'y—on'y——"
And Mrs. Cripps' mouth looked more like "a crack in a plate" than ever.
Oliver looked disposed to resist, and cast a glance at the cottage door by which Cripps had just vanished.
Mr. Cripps, will you be good enough to stand out of the way?
I shall write to Cripps this week, and request him to tell me all his goings-on from time to time by Letter wherever I may be.
It is not worth while repeating what Mr. and Mrs. Cripps said.
Loman would almost have been happier in his old suspense about Cripps than to feel he owed such a debt to such a creditor.
Mrs. Cripps married a cousin of my father's; he died and then she married Mr. Cripps.