It was only as he exclaimed, “Good aunt, I am fain to see thee here!”
A burst of Homeric laughter was Sir William's reply--laughter in which all were fain to join.
The mate admired at a mood so novel for his commander, but he was fain to submit.
Bowed then to bench those bearers-of-glory, fain of the feasting.
But, no thanks unto him, the Bible he was fain to leave unmeddled ...