"I hope that we shall be able to continue our acquaintance," she said. "You must call upon mamma and me as soon as we are settled."
For ten minutes or more they kept up their monotonous chant and steps, and then suddenly, and in perfect unison, they turned toward their victim with upraised bludgeons and emitting fearful howls, the while they contorted their features into the most diabolical expressions, they rushed upon him.
"Yes," he said, "I like America very much, and that means, of course, that I like Americans, for a country is only what its people make it. I met some very delightful people while I was there. I recall one family from your own city, Miss Strong, whom I liked particularlyâ€”Professor Porter and his daughter."
The next day Hazel Strong enjoyed one of the happiest surprises of her lifeâ€”she ran face to face upon Jane Porter as she was coming out of a jeweler's shop.