Not until five o'clock had he by turns urged and fought himself to the ferry.
He crossed the ferry and went to the hotel, where he shaved and freshened himself.
Then he told how he had met Mr Clennam at the ferry, and they had come over together.
Quinn was fearless, daring, indefatigable; but Quinn was not Ferry.
Then Ferry called "Fours from the right, to march to the left--march!"
"Yes," said I, "a man's hand in it would be only his foot in it;" and Ferry was pleased.
Whereupon the word went through town that Ferry was on his way to us.
Ferry's scouts are there, and you'll say to Lieutenant Ferry the single word, Rodney.
Ferry stroked his horse's neck and said very softly, "She is his wife."
To the corporal's inquiry he replied that Ferry had just passed on.