Newman hesitated a little; and then, "I honestly believe I have!" he said.
"No," said Newman, half reluctantly, "I am bound to say in honesty that I have seen nothing that really satisfied me."
"Have you any objections to a foreigner?" his wife continued, addressing Newman, who had tilted back his chair.
"You say all this to the right person," said Newman's hostess.
"And this is the lady you propose to me to marry?" asked Newman.
When Newman's hostess had gone in to receive her friends, Tom Tristram approached his guest.
Some time elapsed before Newman followed his friends into the drawing-room.
Christopher Newman. I have spoken of you to him and he has an extreme desire to make your acquaintance.
The stranger turned her face toward Newman, with a smile.
Newman to know you," she said, dropping her head on one side and looking at Madame de Cintre's bonnet ribbons.
Christopher Newman stood gravely silent, while his native penetration admonished him.
"I am very much obliged to you," said Newman. "Mrs.