topman later apologized for this and the “Nice new girlfriend—what breed is she?”
Here Mr. topman put his thumbs in the arms of his waistcoat, and drummed on the front with his fingers.
But he, I am sure, will accept ze thanks of topman and Gusher.
topman was already drawing heavily on the income of the firm to keep up appearances, and the future must not be overlooked.
The lieutenant smiled; he was not accustomed to hear a topman have a mister put to his name.
Mr. topman paused for a moment, threw himself back in his chair, and cast a patronizing glance at Hanz.
He sent the topman down into the top for a sail-block and the studding-sail haulyards, made a whip, and lowered me on deck.
Here Mr. Gusher introduced topman, his partner, and gave him a short account of the business she was on.
"We endeavor to make everything satisfactory with our customers," resumed Mr. topman.
A feeble sign from his companion caused the topman to pause, while he endeavoured to construe its meaning as well as he was able.