They were alone on the top of the car, and Melun endeavoured to speak again, but Westerham told him roughly to be silent.
The town of Melun was defended with most determined obstinacy.
He reflected, however, that Mme. Estelle was evidently a brave woman and Melun a cowardly man.
It was a lark in some town of the provinces—Meaux or Melun; what difference did it make?
Never you mind,” said Melun in a hectoring voice, “it is my affair, and not yours.
A telegram calls me suddenly to Melun—I must go on the instant.
Do you suppose that a man who is hand in glove with Melun comes across you and Bagley in the Park by accident?
I tell you,” said Melun, almost earnestly, “that I found nothing.
Now I have every intention, provided that Melun holds good to his promise, of handing him over that sum.
“I was not aware that I could,” replied Captain Melun with a touch of sarcasm in his voice.