And Ford, they are of a south Saxon stock, and of good repute.
"They are very quick in these parts," said Ford, turning to Alleyne.
"I would see him in the claws of the devil first," whispered Ford.
"I think that I can see them yet," said Ford, peering down the moonlit road.
"Nay, there is no ford nearer than Tourville," answered the old archer.
At last he reached the middle of the ford where the water was deepest.
Against his advice I had Ford arrange with them to permit Easton and me to accompany them.
Ford told us that his leader had gone mad that morning and he had been compelled to shoot it.
For we could not ford the River above the Falls--it is too deep and swift.
"They'll have her off in less'n a week," said Ford to Frank.