"Verra like a whale," pronounced the sage.
"I wouldn't believe what HE said," declared Mrs. Gallosh.
"One can SEE he isn't," said Mrs. Rentoul.
"The kind of Baron that plays in a German band, perhaps," added her husband, with a whole series of winks to give point to this mot.
"He's just a scoundrelly adventurer!" shouted Mr. Gallosh.
"I hope he'll get penal servitude, that's what I hope," said his wife with a sob.
"And, judging from his appearance, that'll be no new experience for him," commented the sage.
So remarkably had their judgment of the late Lord Tulliwuddle waxed in discrimination. And, strange to say, his only defender was the lady he had injured most.