Rodenard, the blunderer, had been at fault when he had said that Lesperon had expired.
"Blunderer, on the contrary, it is too late," replied Montalais.
Everybody laughed at the blunderer, the joker jeering audibly.
Jeffreys was still a blunderer, or else his conscience was unusually sensitive.
The flush, so vivid, that stayed made him feel himself a blunderer.
And this ...