I should not advise you, Miss MacNab," said Dr Hood gravely
, "to be in any hurry to fetch the police.
He sat looking at my dress (as I supposed) with a steady and anxious attention, gravely
forming his own conclusions, steadfastly pursuing his own train of thought.
Fyne opened his mouth gravely
and as gravely
Grimsby seated himself by me, in the chair vacated by Hargrave as they entered, and gravely stated that he would thank me for a cup of tea: and Arthur placed himself beside poor Milicent, confidentially pushing his head into her face, and drawing in closer to her as she shrank away from him.
His lordship gravely bowed in answer to my appeal, but said nothing.
, "actually says that you were found grasping a knife, insensible, after the murder.
Infinite difference," said Helen, more gravely
again: "I'm afraid some of your older sisters would not be quite so--confident.
Nay, sister,' says he very gravely, 'if you can't spare Mrs.
When we were together he began to talk very gravely to me, and to tell me he did not bring me there to betray me; that his passion for me would not suffer him to abuse me; that he resolved to marry me as soon as he came to his estate; that in the meantime, if I would grant his request, he would maintain me very honourably; and made me a thousand protestations of his sincerity and of his affection to me; and that he would never abandon me, and as I may say, made a thousand more preambles than he need to have done.
Joseph Stangerson," said Lestrade gravely
, "was murdered at Halliday's Private Hotel about six o'clock this morning.
He said: "Air rifles can be lethal, I am gravely
concerned with youngsters discharging weapons in this way.