A sigh of relief came from Miss Cheyne's lips and she met the peculiar look of her servant with one equally significant.
Then the harmonies drowned it again, and Hetty looked at Cheyne.
Cheyne laid his hand upon her arm, and his voice trembled a little.
There was a little silence, until Cheyne said softly, “One more.”
Her reason for leaving early was to warn Amory that guests might be expected at Cheyne Walk that evening.
Do you think you could get me a real lively tarantula, Captain Cheyne?
Why, every jewel thief in Europe will be after them, don't you agree with me, Miss Cheyne?
“Captain Cheyne, United States cavalry—at your service,” he said.
“That is quite convincing,” Cheyne said, with somewhat suspicious gravity.
Cheyne glanced at Breckenridge, who was watching him anxiously.
Cheyne (chān, chā'nē), John. 1777-1836.
Scottish physician who described (1818) the breathing irregularity now known as Cheyne-Stokes respiration.