On this very 2nd of October he had dismissed James Forster, because that luckless youth had brought him shaving-water at eighty-four degrees Fahrenheit instead of eighty-six; and he was awaiting his successor, who was due at the house between eleven and half-past.
A rap at this moment sounded on the door of the cosy apartment where Phileas Fogg was seated, and James Forster, the dismissed servant, appeared.
He heard it shut again; it was his predecessor, James Forster, departing in his turn.
Darcy, that I expressed myself uncommonly well just now, when I was teasing Colonel Forster
to give us a ball at Meryton?
If Fraulein Forster--" this was the Dutch spinster--"if Fraulein Forster knew she would leave at once.
He insisted as usual on pouring out the Frau Professor a glass of his Moselle, and he offered a glass to Fraulein Forster.
An arborescent fern was found by Forster
in New Zealand in 46 degs.
Footnote: The life of Dickens by his friend John Forster
is another of the most famous English biographies.
, 41, is accused at Liverpool crown court of attacking 27-year-old Roland Carmagnole as he walked along Scotland Road in 1987.
Ambrose Bierce, author of The Devil's Dictionary, would have approved of Forster
, and Forster
of Bierce, who defined an optimist as 'a proponent of the doctrine that black is white'.
During the eight-day trial, the jury heard how Forster
mounted a sustained campaign of hate mail against his neighbours in the picturesque village of Manfield.
, 52, who is due to appear before a Law Society Tribunal, was sequestrated this week under the terms of the Bankruptcy Scotland Act.