"That mare'll beat him," retorted Porter, curtly, nettled by the other's cocksureness.
"They were too strong for the little mare," answered the Trainer, curtly.
"I guess my teeth'll last me as long as I want 'em," said Amelia curtly.
"That depends on who she is, Monsieur," replied the Colonel, curtly.
"No use in arguing this thing on its merits," he said, curtly, at last.