On being informed that the steamer was bound to Rotterdam, the spokesman
of the party expressed the greatest surprise and distress at the mistake which he and his two friends had made.
Bingley was the principal spokesman
, and Miss Bennet the principal object.
As for the Jury, the members whispered to each other for a few minutes and then they appointed the Hungry Tiger their spokesman
Sergey Ivanovitch was answered by the spokesman
of the opposite party.
The most conspicuously situated lady in that massed flower-bed of feminine show and finery inclined her head by way of assent, and then the spokesman
of the prisoners delivered himself and his fellows into her hands for free pardon, ransom, captivity, or death, as she in her good pleasure might elect; and this, as he said, he was doing by command of Sir Kay the Senes- chal, whose prisoners they were, he having vanquished them by his single might and prowess in sturdy conflict in the field.
Frequently in their route they encountered small parties of the Nez Perces, with whom they invariably stopped to shake hands; and who, generally, evinced great curiosity concerning them and their adventures; a curiosity which never failed to be thoroughly satisfied by the replies of the worthy Yo-mus-ro-y-e-cut, who kindly took upon himself to be spokesman
of the party.
The lieutenant, by a tacit convention with the other two, was spokesman
We will go but a little way," said the spokesman
, "and then we shall return and lead you in the proper direction.
Fresh cases, still able to walk, they clustered about the spokesman
I reckon, if you don't mind, miss," said the spokesman
of one party, "ez this is our first call, we'll sorter hang out in the hall yer, until you'r used to us.
But the comrades of the spokesman
, growing weary of the dialogue with Don Quixote, renewed their knocks with great vehemence, so much so that the host, and not only he but everybody in the inn, awoke, and he got up to ask who knocked.
Two days afterward these same magistrates appeared before the cardinal and their spokesman
addressed Mazarin with so much fearlessness and determination that the minister was astounded and sent the deputation away with the same answer as it had received from the Duke of Orleans -- that he would see what could be done; and in accordance with that intention a council of state was assembled and the superintendent of finance was summoned.