So saying, carfax rose from his chair, quitted the room—and within another minute returned, solemnly escorting the two detectives.
And did he tell you my grandfather carfax's dictum in the Banstock case?
"I must see the fire at carfax," she answered; and at last they forbore to press her, knowing her mind was made up.
In that "nee carfax" there was, to those who knew, something more than met the eye.
And carfax pointed to Stobb's partner, a very quiet, observant man who had listened with a sly expression on his face.
"Ah, well, we needn't tell that when she goes into the witness-box," said carfax.
"Perform the duty quickly then, Sir Priest," he snarled; and then rode back to carfax.
"Leave that to me, carfax," interrupted Mr. Wraythwaite, with a nod at Avice.
All I had to do was to find out facts, and report them to Mr. carfax and Mr. Wraythwaite.
The inquiry agents glanced at each other and then at carfax.