Throughout election day, McLeod had been “cautiously optimistic” that his man would win.
And this is why the testimony from McLeod and Preston was so extraordinary.
The racecourse itself was situated across the creek, and almost directly opposite the McLeod's selection.
McLeod smiled, if we may so speak, gravely, in acknowledgment of the compliment.
Such is the valedictory of our Secretary—his sorrows over the fate of McLeod.
“I thought so,” cried McLeod, seizing his cap and hurrying out.
McLeod's false and idle boast was the cause of all this serious difficulty between two great Powers.
“Well, well; clear the course; we shall soon see,” cried McLeod.
Actually, the notoriety that had resulted from the trip and the book had not pleased McLeod particularly.
Old General McLeod objects to our engagement on account of my position.