"I beg pardon," said Brewster, pointedly, accentuating the slight awkwardness. Kirby set down his gun and turned to his wife, holding out his arms. She went to him and he kissed her on the forehead and the lips, in farewell. "Good-by," he said; "now take the children in there."
Cairness stood up, ran his hands into his pockets, and going over to the window looked down at the geraniums as he had done once, long before. [Pg 171]
But the minister still refused to see it. He looked him very squarely in the eyes now, however. "See here, I am going to take lemon pop, my friend," he said.