Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


This Stoner affair, of course, has upset Cotherstone dreadfully.

Now which on us would you be inclined to fix it on, Mr. Stoner?

Something within Stoner was urging him on to go straight to the point.

The place in which they met was an appropriate one—for Stoner's purpose.

"Here's a convenient spot," said Stoner, with a nasty laugh.

After much reflection he decided that nobody but Stoner did know.

Stoner laughed, looked round, and then leaned his head forward.

"I'll tell you—and then you'll know what I know," answered Stoner.

"Thirty years is a long time, sir," observed Stoner politely.

"Most respectable solicitor in Highmarket," answered Stoner, promptly.