Schuyler Evans, a pedigreed bachelor from London, says he can spot a Harry hunter a mile away.
At which point Brooke piped up, “Well, Schuyler, neither can we.”
The Schuyler family was a big family in Virginia 'way back in the time o' the first settlements.
Miss Schuyler did not wince; but the smile that was on her lips was absent from her eyes.
Schuyler called for a volunteer to lead a relief expedition.
“Take him something to eat,” Miss Schuyler said impatiently.
Miss Schuyler slipped out of the room and when she came back she brought an envelope, splashed with red wax, on a blotting-pad.
Miss Schuyler smiled, though there was a tension in her voice.
Instinctively she wheeled her horse into the deeper shadow of the birches and Miss Schuyler followed.
Miss Schuyler will take you away in a week or two, and I will come for you.