Did you not insist on going home with Hester Paine, when I had offered my escort?
"Your escort was accepted because you were the first to offer it," said Halbert.
My place was at Hester Paine's side, since she had accepted my escort.
And now, may I have the honor of asking you to accept the escort of Mr. Cassidy to our gallery.
But I want to see this fight, and I won't get ...