"It looks like one of the big canoes of the Hudson's Bay Company," said the Chief. LONG before Ernest reached the dining-room his ill-divining soul had told him that his sin had found him out. What head of a family ever sends for any of its members into the dining-room if his intentions are honourable? There were other interruptions; a man was painting a sign; another was dressing a window. Jack almost despaired of arriving at any destination. He wondered if the old man was as impatiently awaiting his packet. Finally it began to rain, and the boy mended his pace a little. He led Jack into the Public Library, and Jack with an accelerated beating of the heart wondered if the rendezvous were here. But the boy went out again by the Forty-Second street door, and it appeared he had only been taking advantage of the long corridors to walk dry shod. One morning, as he was returning from a house at the West End where he had bought some clothes from one of the servants, he was struck by a small crowd which had gathered round a space that had been railed off on the grass near one of the paths in the Green Park. So it came to pass that, after d茅jeuner, Bigourdin took F茅lise into their own primly and plushily furnished salon, and, like an amiable bull in a boudoir, proceeded to smash up the whole of her universe. 鈥淥 father!鈥?cried I; 鈥渘o patience can stand this any longer. It is impossible to listen without horror to the sentiments I have just heard.鈥? 开心网 五月色婷婷 开心网宝贝五月王老撸 She laughed. 鈥淏ecause you give yourself airs nowadays?鈥? CHAPTER II. "The faces seemed to be human," she murmured, evasively, still looking at what she had written for him, and making no effort to amend or correct it. The conclusion, then, that it might be better to believe error than truth, should be ordered out of court at once, no matter by how clear a logic it had been arrived at; but what was the alternative? It was this, that our criterion of truth 鈥?i.e., that truth is what commends itself to the great majority of sensible and successful people 鈥?is not infallible. The rule is sound, and covers by far the greater number of cases, but it has its exceptions. The impulse to action brought Jack to his feet. Peeping through the curtains he saw that darkness had fallen outside.