MORE, who has watched him with a sorry smile, puts the papers into a dispatch-case.
He put down his dispatch-case and felt furiously in his pockets with both hands.
Otway re-opened the dispatch-case and again made sure of his last two exhibits, which he had not exhibited.
In return he handed me a look which I shall try to forget, and asked me how I came by the dispatch-case.
After the loss of the dispatch-case I at once tendered my resignation in Vienna, but it was not accepted by the Emperor.
As I left, the two were pegging it from a bottle of hunting sherry which the Honourable George had carried in his dispatch-case.
"Yes, that is the story," said Otway, sorting back the documents into his dispatch-case.
It was not until we were gliding out of the station that I looked round for my dispatch-case.