I wish you to see the district-attorney, and assist him in this trial.
"That is true, Mr. Prsident," responded the district-attorney.
District-Attorney Shannon, who had been listening attentively, sat down.
"But you are supposed to be in custody all this time," said the district-attorney.
The district-attorney was busy, however, on an Augean task—the cleaning out of the police stable.
The political ambition of the district-attorney finally yielded to the coercion.
He would have been gone before this, had not the District-Attorney interceded for a short delay.
The District-Attorney laughed with triumph at the little straightening of Denny's nostrils.
The surprise of the District-Attorney was, as Mr. Hickory in later days remarked, nuts to him.
It's harder for a non-commissioned New-Yorker to get into society than for a district-attorney to get into heaven.