had gone to Omaha to hear Booth and Barrett, who were to play there next week, and that Mary Anderson was having a great success in `A Winter's Tale,' in London.
"The man at the telegraph," said he, "must either engage a gardener
or devote himself passionately to agriculture." Suddenly he struck against something crouching behind a wheelbarrow filled with leaves; the something rose, uttering an exclamation of astonishment, and Monte Cristo found himself facing a man about fifty years old, who was plucking strawberries, which he was placing upon grape leaves.
The young Rajah turned and looked his servitor over--at least that was what the head gardener
Then the gardener
's eldest son set out and thought to find the golden bird very easily; and when he had gone but a little way, he came to a wood, and by the side of the wood he saw a fox sitting; so he took his bow and made ready to shoot at it.
"Was he your brother yesterday?" the Gardener
I stole back, leaving the sick lady still peacefully asleep, to give the gardener
instructions about bringing the doctor.
The next witnesses--the gardener
and the cook at Gleninch--wound the chain of hostile evidence around the prisoner more mercilessly still.
"Ha, Sir Jules," laughed the old gardener
, "Virtue and Vice be twin sisters who come running to do the bidding of the same father, Desire.
The dejected gardener
went mad soon after Whitsuntide, and had to be sent to an asylum.
To the gardener
's astonishment, and to my disgust, this celebrated policeman proved to be quite a mine of learning on the trumpery subject of rose-gardens.
That sands one's throat, before The hangman with his gardener
A large rose-tree stood near the entrance of the garden: the roses growing on it were white, but there were three gardeners
at it, busily painting them red.