"A Wade check is always honored," was his cryptic assertion.
When he spoke, his words were cryptic to all those in the room.
"Conditions have not been wholly favorable," was the cryptic reply.
"We-all'll come 'long when we's bid," was Jess' cryptic retort.
"I believe in the belief of the guides," was my cryptic rejoinder.
His memorandum, indeed, was as cryptic as an ...