It does, indeed,' burst forth my companion, overjoyed at my verification
of his theory, 'it does indeed; why, it is as plain as a pike-staff.
Caleb Garth, having little expectation and less cupidity, was interested in the verification
of his own guesses, and the calmness with which he half smilingly rubbed his chin and shot intelligent glances much as if he were valuing a tree, made a fine contrast with the alarm or scorn visible in other faces when the unknown mourner, whose name was understood to be Rigg, entered the wainscoted parlor and took his seat near the door to make part of the audience when the will should be read.
Van Horn glanced for verification
to Nau-hau, who nodded affirmation in the reverse Solomon way; whereupon Van Horn counted twenty-six gold sovereigns into the hand of Sati's father.
Michael looked to Steward for verification
, and Steward's hand on his head gave adequate reply.