An aide arrived with an order to Hertford, and then he loosed his eager cavalry.
“We ought to be in the City of Mexico in a day or two, sir,” resumed the aide.
Jeffords and the aide bided here on the heights with the Indians.
At the usual hour, his aide, coming for orders, rapped at his door.
There was no answer, and, opening the door, the aide glanced inside.
I went ...