Harnett said no more then, but busied himself in caring for the animals by unharnessing and feeding them.
Harnett had made known his loss to Holliss, so that he knew perfectly well to whom the teeth belonged.
The moment had come when the value or worthlessness of "The Harnett" was to be decided.
"But I can't take this, Mr. Harnett," he said, while at the same time his face showed how delighted he would be to keep it.
Now in order to honor Harnett's guest, I am going to allow him the distinction of exploding the charge.
Indeed, but we would, and I reckon Harnett wouldn't feel very badly about it either.
This was an enormous concession for Harnett Ammerton to make; something in the schoolmaster's worn face had drawn it out.
He chose the latter course, and, save for the workmen, the party most interested in "The Harnett" were left alone.
Go back with me, get Harnett's team, come back here behind us, get him and drive home to Kenniston's.
Ralph's father was also able to do something for the immediate relief of the owners of "The Harnett."