He is a Whig, where Mr. Saintsbury is an heretical old Jacobite.
Professor Saintsbury calls this the best ghost-story ever written.
Of Mr. Saintsbury's method of dealing with particular works and particular authors, one or two examples must suffice.
"Real life does not contrive so curiously," says Professor Saintsbury.
"He could be a painter if he liked—up to a certain point," said Mrs. Saintsbury.
May be a printer's error, or Saintsbury's or Stanley's original: retained.
"They'll think so now," said Mrs. Saintsbury patiently, with a playful threat of consequences in her tone.
Professor Saintsbury's study is the authoritative one among its fellows.
She gave it to her, and Mrs. Saintsbury at once transferred it to Miss Pasmer.
"I'm so glad you said that, Mrs. Saintsbury," said the young man.