Great were the weariness and annoyance of the old Inspector
and the Weighers and Gaugers, whose slumbers were disturbed by the unmercifully lengthened tramp of my passing and returning footsteps.
He had a particularly hangdog expression as he stood before the inspector
with his head bowed and his countenance averted from Mr.
tried to protest, but Richard closed his mouth with an angry order to hold his tongue.
Take all needful precautions," replied the inspector
here has done all that could possibly be suggested, but I wish to leave no stone unturned in trying to avenge poor Straker and in recovering my horse.
Got it at Rorke's Drift; prison governor or inspector
ever since; favorite recreation, what do you think?
He introduced himself as Inspector
Martin, of the Norfolk Constabulary, and he was considerably astonished when he heard the name of my companion.
The station-master stepped out to the platform, summoned an inspector
, and gave a few brief orders.
Why an inspector
of hospitals should hold an inquiry upon a Zeppelin raid?
I must, however, as a matter of duty, send an inspector
with you, since you have so valuable a charge.
No," said the inspector
, a sensible-looking man with a sandy moustache, speaking for the first time.
Barely had he finished this when the police arrived--the Inspector
himself and two of his keenest sleuths.