But the head master had never admitted any common humanity with us.
When they entered the Head Master's study in the afternoon, a surprise awaited them.
He was wondering why he had ever considered the Head Master absent-minded.
Just what passed between Warde and the Head Master must be surmised.
Suddenly, conviction came to him that this dinner at the Head Master's was a blind.
So engrossed was he that he scarcely heard the Head Master's opening prayers.
He looked hardest at Lawrence, pointed out to him by the Head Master.
They would ask a holiday, and the head master would grant it.
The head Magister, Baptista, had the usual salary of the guild as head master.
"Hum, it is certainly news," said the head master, doubtfully.