"Well, sir, she slipped it into a long envelope, and put it inside a sort of purple box that was standing on the desk."
She had known Alfred Inglethorp only too well. I wondered whether, if she had remained at Styles, the tragedy would have taken place, or would the man have feared her watchful eyes?
I hope Jimmy has done half as well
. He was a kind of plodder, though, good fellow as he was.
"Well, if there were an outsider, he may be traced and taken.
"Well, well," said Holmes gleefully, "you have indeed done some solid work while I have been sitting spinning theories with my friend!
I wasted some time in futile questionings, conveyed, as well
as I was able, to such of the little people as came by.
He asked the girl whether she knew Florence well
, and was informed at some length that she had never been there before.
During this conversation they had been walking up the steep pathway and now found themselves well
up on the mountain.
Here on the loftiest height bubbleth up for me the well
'I hope she did it pretty well
,' says Edwin rather doubtfully.
It is a clear and deep green well
, half a mile long and a mile and three quarters in circumference, and contains about sixty-one and a half acres; a perennial spring in the midst of pine and oak woods, without any visible inlet or outlet except by the clouds and evaporation.
"It seems to me, Barry, that your horse does not look so well
as he did when you first had him; has he been well