"That mare'll beat him," retorted Porter, curtly, nettled by the other's cocksureness.
"They were too strong for the little mare," answered the Trainer, curtly.
"I guess my teeth'll last me as long as I want 'em," said Amelia curtly.
"That depends on who she is, Monsieur," replied the Colonel, curtly.
"No use in arguing this thing on its merits," he said, curtly, at last.
I said curtly, divining that the moment was one in which to adopt a tone with him.
"It isn't my fault if there are crumbs in the bed," she said curtly.
And they sought kind words to say to her, but she curtly stopped them.
He'd curtly given his destination as Orede, from which the death-ship had come.
"Tell them that I am otherwise engaged just now," he said curtly.