I am as badly off as you; for, hang me, if there was not a bow street runner in the town.
"It will certainly not be worth my while," returned the bow street runner curtly.
"You will never make a bow street runner," interrupted Mr. Townshend, shaking his head.
"Don't mention it, my good sir," observed the bow street runner, as he disposed of his third slice of ham.
"There was a mark," remarked the bow street runner, reflectively; and I am pretty sure it was upon this very note.
No chance of giving any one the slip in that direction; and no sign, either, of the bow street runner.
The bow street runner, however, said never a word, but proceeded with his interminable breakfast.
I believe that fellow is a bow street runner; if so, it is rum if we cannot manage to get even with him before we go.
"My name is Townshend," interrupted the bow street runner, with great distinctness.
And he says that at home he had throttled a bow street runner before he went off with the smugglers.