"What did you expect—it is the twentieth century," Miss falconer retorted, putting aside her knitting as the tea things arrived.
There were no other guests, except a young lady, companion to Mrs. falconer.
The house of falconer, like the house of Seton in old days, was of prompt ire, and its sole daughter did it no discredit.
Colonel falconer was sent home to be tried by a court-martial.
He was going to congratulate Mr. falconer on his good fortune in winning the woman he himself loved.
It appeared now as if the falconer family were doomed to be his ruin.
But falconer could be indifferent to much dislike, and therein I know some men that envy him.
"Bring candles, Mrs. Ashton," falconer called from the door.
Almost as if he had heard her, falconer's lips quivered, and he murmured something.
"I have had occasion to think a good deal about those things," said falconer.
late 14c., "one who hunts with falcons" (as a surname from late 12c.), from Old French fauconier (Modern French fauconnier), from faucon (see falcon). Meaning "one who keeps and trains hawks" is from early 15c.