He figures in the society of the Noctes Ambrosianae as “Tallboys.”
“Mrs. Tallboys would not change with you, Gussie,” said Captain Duncombe.
Cecil saw she must acquiesce, for Mrs. Tallboys was full in the midst.
“Let us return to the main point,” said Mrs. Tallboys, a little annoyed.
“If you said ‘growed,’ Mrs. Tallboys, it would be more consistent,” said Jenny.
Do you think it likely that it has been destroyed, Mr. Tallboys?
Well, I can tell you, Mr. Tallboys, that I am going to do so.
You need not trouble about that, Mr. Tallboys; I will answer for it that they shall not know me.
I think of that more now than I do of this will, Mr. Tallboys.
My intention is, Mr. Tallboys, to search for this hiding-place myself.