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He bluntly demanded. This, however, produced total si-lence--shocked, alarmed, or indignant--on the part of all three domestics. Henry Morton took another approach.
His beadle had shown the Runner in a moment before, even announcing Morton's name, but the surgeon apparently had not heard. "Is that what Mr. " The man did not look up; the sound of his pen, scratching over the surface of the paper, continued. Morton rocked back on his heels, trying to calm his impatience. Skelton was an eccentric man, but the Runner had deep respect for his skills and was willing to wait at least a short while to find out why he'd been summoned. Around Bow Street Skelton had acquired the moniker "Skeleton," and one look at the ungainly surgeon was all the explanation this required.
Johnson shook her head, as though ashamed to admit such ignorance. " "Not a thing, sir. She never spoke of them. I thought the memories might be... " "Perhaps they were. " Morton wondered. " "As for him, Madame said only that he'd vanished in the French wars. The Corsican had swallowed him up into his armies, and she had never heard more of him. If he died on campaign, she had not been informed, as she herself had chosen to flee France and stay true to her anointed king. For that sentiment, at least, sir, I honoured her.
A Game Called Chaos (The Hardy Boys, Book 160) by Franklin W. Dixon