The man whom Hunterleys and Mr. grex were tying up was still groaning and cursing.
"I am not thinking of engaging anybody, that I know of," Mr. grex murmured.
So she went on in almost high spirits, though alluding to the general decadence of the grex family, till Tregear took his leave.
Mr. grex touched Selingman on the arm and whispered in his ear.
"It is not a matter which admits of discussion," Mr. grex pronounced.
As they will not let me go back to grex I don't know where I could be more happy.
It was the last arrival, the man who sat at Mr. grex's right hand, who was responsible for the general unrest.
Why had Tregear gone to grex, and having gone there why had he kept his journey a secret?
Mr. grex knows about it and he has sent the man I spoke of into Monaco this afternoon to hire it.
Something which was almost like the ghost of a smile, devoid of any trace of humour, parted Mr. grex's lips.