She then hastened away to her mother, who had purposely broken up the card party, and was sitting up stairs with Kitty.
As soon as I am quite certain that the worst has come, I shall send you my card with a black cross on it, and then you will know that the loathsome end has begun.
Pray what steps did you take when you found the card upon the door?”
It is true that ‘For Mrs. Henry Baker’ was printed upon a small card which was tied to the bird’s left leg, and it is also true that the initials ‘H. B.’ are legible upon the lining of this hat, but as there are some thousands of Bakers, and some hundreds of Henry Bakers in this city of ours, it is not easy to restore lost property to any one of them.”
Remember the card upon the bird’s leg.”
“Yesterday morning I was seated in my office at the bank when a card was brought in to me by one of the clerks.
There was a card on the table, on which was written:— “I have to be absent for a while.
That’s a card not to be beaten.
While he was at a loss, Carton said, resuming his former air of contemplating cards: “And indeed, now I think again, I have a strong impression that I have another good card here, not yet enumerated.