But of course no such “prophetic sight” or “spiritual glance,” as Villard also imagined it, carried that far from the scaffold.
After Villard's solemn declaration there followed a long pause.
Jeanne was spending Margot's birthday at the Villard apartment.
Villard has often been blamed and severely criticised, but he was not the only one to blame.
Why, Mr. Villard—why would you have done this, when at that time your zeal was at its height?
Mr. Villard says: "April was for Brown another month of active solicitation of funds."
"I shall esteem it a high privilege to visit you, often," replied Villard.
Villard, abstracted, had not even looked up from the desk where his eyes searched a document.
Was he now loyal to all hands in the organization, and to Villard himself?
Therefore, it appears that Mr. Villard has been imposed upon.