"Yes, miss," he returned with the obstinacy of a slow-witted man.
But, dear me, how slow-witted I have been, and how nearly I have committed the blunder of my lifetime!
Yet ignorant and slow-witted as they are, inborn ability and resolution are not wanting.
One device after another has been added for the extermination of the slow-witted.
He made the mistake of underestimating ...