I will speak to the florist, my lord. She has had a loss in her family lately, which perhaps accounts for the lack of triviality your lordship complains of in the buttonhole.
Yes, my lord! They are extremely fortunate in that respect.
Lord Illingworth has just offered to make me his secretary.
I am sure she would, Lady Hunstanton, if she knew Lord Illingworth had made me such an offer.
[Wipes her hands with her pocket-handkerchief, goes to tea-table, and sits down.] Won't you come over, Lord Darlington?
I should be sorry to have to quarrel with you, Lord Darlington.
'Will his sister's winnings (with my Lord's money) prove large enough to help him?
'The amiable and wealthy Lord offers a third loan; but the scrupulous Countess positively refuses to take it.
At the name of Lord
de Winter, who was known to be one of his Grace's most intimate friends, the officer of the post gave orders to let Felton pass, who, besides, wore the uniform of a naval officer.
This business, she rightly I think concluded, that she should by no means forward by mixing in the company while they were together; she therefore ordered her servants, that when my lord
was going, they should tell him she desired to speak with him; and employed the intermediate time in meditating how best to accomplish a scheme, which she made no doubt but his lordship would very readily embrace the execution of.
It conducts to the famous petits appartements of Lord
Steyne --one, sir, fitted up all in ivory and white satin, another in ebony and black velvet; there is a little banqueting-room taken from Sallust's house at Pompeii, and painted by Cosway--a little private kitchen, in which every saucepan was silver and all the spits were gold.
'I heard my lord
, sir,' said the man, sitting like a statue on his horse.