Now, if our local friend should have any informant
on the spot, it is tolerably clear that such informant
can only be set to watch the chambers in the occupation of Mr.
Sophia Antonovna's informant
, by listening to the talk of the house, by putting this and that together, had managed to come very near to the truth of Haldin's relation to Ziemianitch.
Arthur had no choice but to say that his informant
had not become known to him through the agency of any such credentials, or indeed of any credentials at all.
This, Captain Bonneville was assured by a veteran hunter in his company, was the great valley of the Seedske-dee; and the same informant
would have fain persuaded him that a small stream, three feet deep, which he came to on the
For long I had known that Mary contemplated the writing of a book, my informant
being David, who, because I have published a little volume on Military tactics, and am preparing a larger one on the same subject (which I shall never finish), likes to watch my methods of composition, how I dip, and so on, his desire being to help her.
Anybody who could invent a new imitation had been sure of a fortune from old Durham, said Jurgis' informant
; but it was hard to think of anything new in a place where so many sharp wits had been at work for so long; where men welcomed tuberculosis in the cattle they were feeding, because it made them fatten more quickly; and where they bought up all the old rancid butter left over in the grocery stores of a continent, and "oxidized" it by a forced-air process, to take away the odor, rechurned it with skim milk, and sold it in bricks in the cities!
If I had been told this morning that I should consent to consider you as a possible husband, I should have thought my informant
a little crazy.
Tess had not at this hour the curiosity to ask why the present Mr Clare was not made a parson like his brethren, and gradually fell asleep again, the words of her informant
coming to her along with the smell of the cheeses in the adjoining cheeseloft, and the measured dripping of the whey from the wrings downstairs.
The trooper thanks his informant
and rides slowly on, looking about him.
He asked his informant
, the butler, whether the doctor had been sent for.
It was Lieutenant Obergatz he still sought, though vainly, for at last he learned that the man had been sent upon some special mission, whether in Africa or back to Europe Tarzan's informant
either did not know or would not divulge.
Nutting had a famous foxhound named Burgoyne -- he pronounced it Bugine -- which my informant
used to borrow.