When, answering Judith's "Come in," he entered the Lisles' room, he found her standing by the window.
Ah yes, God help me, he is my brother; and I think we Lisles bring sorrow to all who are good to us.
He is married; has a large family of promising young Lisles, and a fervent passion for tennis.
Serious trouble threatened the Sarradet household also—not of the sort which impended over the Lisles, but one not less common.
But for the Lisles, he might almost have been driven from Bellevue street by its mere presence on the table.
Poor grimy little Emma waited on him wearily, and always neglected him if the Lisles wanted her.
Percival had announced the fact of the Lisles' presence in Bellevue street to Sissy in a carefully careless sentence.