"And you really fetched all these good gentlemen from their beds," d'arblay said, bursting into a fit of laughter.
The Huguenots would have followed them, but d'arblay shouted to them to halt.
If ever Madame d'arblay aimed at more, we do not think that she succeeded well.
An individual, of this ruminating species, is humorously delineated in Mrs. d'arblay's Camilla.
"The odds are only great enough to be agreeable," d'arblay laughed.
"I shall be glad to have your cousin and his kinsman with me," d'arblay said courteously.
Fortunately the match proved a very happy one, and the situation stimulated Madame d'arblay to renewed authorship.
d'arblay had arranged that he would not return that night, but would sleep at the chateau of the gentleman he was going to visit.