"Thank you, sir; much obliged, I'm sure." So the old buffer had found out there was moth in it!
"No, sir; not at all, sir--that is, no more than reason."
"Afraid I have. Very sorry--can't help it. You'll find that, when you get like me."
"Yes, sir; I've always admired your pluck, sir.
"Um! Very good of you to say so."
"Always think of you keepin' the flag flying', sir."
Old Heythorp bent his body from the waist.
"Not at all, sir. Cook's done a little spinach in cream with the soubees."