Opposite, on the velvet lining, done in gold lettering, was, CARLTON
"My address for the next few days is at the Carlton
. I am staying there under my family name of Sabin - Mr.
Comes old American stock, thirsting across the Great American Desert, mule-backing across the Isthmus, wind-jamming around the Horn, to write brief and forgotten names where ten thousand generations of wild Indians are equally forgotten--names like Halleck, Hastings, Swett, Tait, Denman, Tracy, Grimwood, Carlton
It is a pleasant spot, the vestibule of the Carlton
It was already a little past the customary luncheon hour at the Carlton
, and the restaurant was well filled.
Certain it is that on more occasions than one, when Captain Dobbin called to look for his friend, Miss Osborne (who was very attentive to the Captain, and anxious to hear his military stories, and to know about the health of his dear Mamma), would laughingly point to the opposite side of the square, and say, "Oh, you must go to the Sedleys' to ask for George; WE never see him from morning till night." At which kind of speech the Captain would laugh in rather an absurd constrained manner, and turn off the conversation, like a consummate man of the world, to some topic of general interest, such as the Opera, the Prince's last ball at Carlton
House, or the weather--that blessing to society.
I'm at the Carlton
. Come with me now and let's have a jaw over some supper.
Most of them were well- known business men--the Bradleys, the Saltonstalls, Fay, Silsbee, and Carlton
. These men, together with Colonel William H.
Sherlock Holmes stopped at a door some little distance from the Carlton
, and, cautioning me not to speak, he led the way into the hall.
I thought it safest to wake him up and make inquiries about a mythical purse left in a phantom hansom outside the Carlton
. And the way the fellow fired me out of that was another credit to the Metropolitan Police: it's only in the savage countries that they would have troubled to ask how one had got in."
Morning-room of Lord Windermere's house in Carlton
Shall we sit down in an upper floor of the Carlton
House Hotel (situated in the best part of this main artery of New York), and when we are tired of looking down upon the life below, sally forth arm-in-arm, and mingle with the stream?