parget saw the natives with their rifles and seemed a little puzzled.
Quite natural that you should be careful, sir, said parget, smiling.
But he said nothing of this to parget at present; it might possibly make a yarn for a dull evening on the Snowflake.
I dont, said Mr parget, Id sooner be suspected wrongly than rightly any day.
Well, said parget, theyre the finest set of natives Ive seen yet anywhere.
The verb is, of course, the same as 'parget'—'to plaster or distemper'.