"I'd say that I was lucky to have half of the half that's left," was Emma's prompt retort.
"It wasn't safe to bring them in the front way," was the Inspector's prompt reply.
But she was as tender as ever, unfailingly patient, prompt to come to him and slow to leave.
Now every man to his station; be prompt, and be silent, and attend to the word of command.
I could not prompt ...