Baxter, a large, greyish, throaty-voiced man, showed no enthusiasm.
M'Leod was quite willing to enter into the game of the pretended purchase, but did not see how it would help if I knew Baxter.
"No, miss, that I certainly don't." She stooped, and looked down at the spaniel's injured side--brightened suddenly with the irradiation of a new idea--and pointing to the wound with a chuckle of satisfaction, said, "That's Baxter
's doings, that is."
"I suppose that's why so many women kill themselves cooking--just as poor Amelia Baxter
What was occupying his mind at the present moment was the thoroughly unsatisfactory conduct of his wife's brother, Bertie Baxter
. The more tensely he brooded over the salient points in the life-history of his wife's brother, Bertie Baxter
, the deeper did the iron become embedded in his soul.
Glegg walked across the room to the small book-case, and took down Baxter
's "Saints' Everlasting Rest," which she carried with her up-stairs.
"My dear Philippa, did you ever hear of the famous Betty Baxter
, who `refused a man before he'd axed her'?
There were also some rather commonplace pictures of river scenery, a paint-box, a box of colored chalks, some brushes, that curved bone which lies upon my inkstand, a volume of Baxter
's `Moths and Butterflies,' a cheap revolver, and a few cartridges.
Pennilow, who did everything handsomely, used to import twelve a year, two velvet, two satin, two silk, and the other six of poplin and the finest cashmere.
I looked at the card: "James Baxter
, London Correspondent, New York Monitor."
I never hear of such a case as this that I do not think of Baxter
's words, and say,
At a few minutes after nine the maid, Edith Baxter
, carried down to the stables his supper, which consisted of a dish of curried mutton.