I hope you will be a good boy and give satisfaction to Professor Puffer.
There were ten passengers besides Professor Puffer and himself.
"I believe you are deceiving me," said Professor Puffer angrily.
"No," answered Puffer, who feared that those reasons might compromise him.
Professor Puffer muttered something, but did not dare to press the demand.
A little reflection, however, allayed the fears of Professor Puffer.
Bernard opened it, and his glance rested on Professor Puffer.
When Professor Puffer reached London he began to interview the hackmen.
This was a question which Puffer found it difficult to answer.
To say that Professor Puffer was surprised would be too mild.