moved at all. Off to the left and right, half-seen through
"If the old rogue has been listening," said he to himself, "I am in a hole, and no mistake."
It was, therefore, with a simulated air of ease that he answered,--
"I was waiting for you, sir, and it was out of respect to you that I put on my very best togs."
"That was very nice of you; I ought to thank you very much. And now, will you--"
Toto's courage was coming back to him rapidly.
"Will you take a glass of beer, or a liquor of brandy, sir?" said he.
But Daddy Tantaine excused himself on the plea that he had just been drinking.
"That is all the more reason for being thirsty," remarked Toto. "My friends and I have drunk the contents of all these bottles since dinner."