He dreaded the blame of the Central Red Committee
, a body which had no permanent place of abode, and of whose membership he was not exactly informed.
It was a landscape in water colours, of which I had made a present to the superintendent, in acknowledgment of her obliging mediation with the committee
on my behalf, and which she had framed and glazed.
I acknowledge it affected me, and, indeed, all the committee
also," said Beauchamp.
It was not for him to anticipate what Professor Summerlee, who was the spokesman of the committee
, had to say to them, but it was common rumor that their expedition had been crowned by extraordinary success.
I did avoid a critical personal examination into my character by that bowelless committee
, but I referred to all the people of high standing I could think of in the community who would be least likely to know anything about me.
I spoke for fifteen or twenty minutes, and was surprised at the close of my address to receive the hearty congratulations of the Georgia committee
and of the members of Congress who were present.
They drank to Bekleshev, Naryshkin, Uvarov, Dolgorukov, Apraksin, Valuev, to the committee
, to all the Club members and to all the Club guests, and finally to Count Ilya Rostov separately, as the organizer of the banquet.
It was a fine May morning, and everything seemed hopeful: there was some prospect of an understanding between Bagster's committee
and Brooke's, to which Mr.
I am on the committee
," I replied lightly, and proceeded to talk of other matters, but presently B , who had been reflecting, said: "Do you know I fancy I was wrong in thinking that the waiter swore at me, and I shall withdraw the charge to-morrow.
The President was drawing up a report to the committee
of the society.
What the Managing Committee
of the Duskydale Institution thought of the change in me, I cannot imagine.
on Gerrymander worked late, drawing intricate lines on a map of the State, and being weary sought repose in a game of poker.