A woman in the mob said 'Pauvre' and somebody else said ' bas!'
Bas Rowlett bent above his pillow, but with a transformed face.
"I reckon ye've done heered all I kin tell ye," said Bas, gravely.
In killing Bas Rowlett he would be performing a virtuous act.
Bas Rowlett did not rise from his seat and the young woman did not expect it.
Bas Rowlett seemed surprised, but ...