"You are worthier of the chief constable's compliment than I, my dear Galloway," said Colwyn genially.
“Now we have caged our bird we must be off,” said the chief constable.
The chief constable glanced at the gloves and then whispered to the coroner.
The chief constable then read the statement that the prisoner had made to him.
The chief constable, although quite a decent fellow, is a stickler for routine.
"It is a pity he did not take your advice," responded the chief constable.
The chief constable keeps me posted as to what's going on here, and pretty fairly as to what's going on in Manitou.
"It is a delicate and awkward business," murmured the chief constable.
"He was absorbed in it to the exclusion of everything else," said the chief constable, with a sigh.
Of course, he was polite to me, for was I not the friend of the chief constable?