And from whom could she hope for assistance if not from Mr. Staunton?
She then was put on the train and sent to Staunton, where I met her.
I had Just got off my horse from Pocahontas when the post going to Staunton arrived.
“So that is the explanation of the shots which awoke me,” exclaimed Captain Staunton.
"I should think he is," cried Mrs. Staunton, drawn completely out of herself by the tragedy conveyed in these words.
Captain Staunton raised his eyebrows somewhat at this singular answer.
"I wish it, my love, so there's no use in discussing the matter," continued Mrs. Staunton.
I have sent off for two old and experienced practitioners from Staunton.
You will reach Tip Top by three o'clock, when the Staunton stage passes through.
This gentleman, Mr. Staunton's friend, was referred to me by Scotland Yard.