And from whom could she hope for assistance if not from Mr. Staunton?
I have sent off for two old and experienced practitioners from Staunton.
I had Just got off my horse from Pocahontas when the post going to Staunton arrived.
This gentleman, Mr. Staunton's friend, was referred to me by Scotland Yard.
"I should think he is," cried Mrs. Staunton, drawn completely out of herself by the tragedy conveyed in these words.
She then was put on the train and sent to Staunton, where I met her.
"I wish it, my love, so there's no use in discussing the matter," continued Mrs. Staunton.
“So that is the explanation of the shots which awoke me,” exclaimed Captain Staunton.
You will reach Tip Top by three o'clock, when the Staunton stage passes through.
Captain Staunton raised his eyebrows somewhat at this singular answer.