If it was Mr. Gouger who had rejected his work, it was Mr. Gouger that he must see.
"No," responded Mr. Gouger, disposing of that theory in one breath.
Mr. Gouger's face bore its gentlest expression at that moment.
Mr. Gouger pursed up his lips, and uttered an impatient, "Pah!"
"You might at least have got an introduction for him," said Gouger, reflectively.
"You were ...