Be that as it might, it seemed to produce no awakening effect on Colonel
Madame de Granville had with her, by chance, a bottle of salts, which revived the colonel
for a moment.
launched a volley of oaths, denouncing the railway company and the conductor; and Passepartout, who was furious, was not disinclined to make common cause with him.
Well, sir, th' colonel
met your lieutenant right by us--it was damnedest thing I ever heard--an' he ses: 'Ahem
But the colonel
was firm, and, for once, her cupidity was compelled to succumb.
They know all about your comin', an' the Colonel
will see that ye're not lost or mislaid anywhere on the road.
said the colonel
, "or are we supposed to sit up with little Mildred's guest until he feels better?
One of the magicians you show up in India, Colonel
Ross leaned back with his arms folded and his hat tilted over his eyes, while I listened with interest to the dialogue of the two detectives.
Too shy to express my sympathy, I turned to say good-bye to the Colonel
was a stout, tall, plethoric German, evidently devoted to the service and patriotically Russian.
He was a colonel
, I was to learn later, and to him I owe the very humane treatment that was accorded me while I remained his prisoner.