Hale-Rowe pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and testified against Langsner and Egbert.
Every one of them wired and the next day about noon the agent got word the stock was at Egbert.
“A little beast of a naked brown Nubian boy,” spluttered Egbert.
It was the holy Egbert, who sent Willibrord with twelve companions to preach the gospel to the Frisians.
“‘How clever of you to guess that Wordsworth is our favourite poet,’” dictated Egbert.
The evening of the ball did not close without another surprise for Egbert Mason.
Presently Egbert started from his seat with an air of resolution.
Too late I observed that the hitherto self-effacing Cousin Egbert was in range of my clumsiness.
Then to my amazement Cousin Egbert insisted that our cabman should sit at table with us.
He flung out his hands at Cousin Egbert in a gesture of pitiless scorn.