"I have sought for him, hazur, but found him not," said the khitmutgar.
And then I called Said the khitmutgar, and together we talked of what this thing might be.
The khitmutgar had gone to his own quarters for the night, and they were quite alone.
She fled to Merryon in horror, and he and the khitmutgar slew the creature.
This note he delivered to the khitmutgar, with orders to return to him with a reply.
The khitmutgar did not return, but he showed no sign of exasperation.
He then dispatched his khitmutgar to bid the attendance of one of the jamadars of his regiment.
The major sahib was in, the khitmutgar told him and Phil scribbled an urgent message on his card and sent it to him.
Growing impatient, Minghal dispatched the khitmutgar—the second of Ahmed's captors—to fetch a lamp from the kitchen.
The khitmutgar departed, and returned in a minute with Kaluja Dass, grave and imperturbable as ever.