a combat in which broadswords were represented
by umbrellas. After Covert had ranted for at
least an hour and a half, becoming quite hoarse,
we got out as far as the lobby where another
thirty minutes were devoted to story-telling, when
Mr Harry Covert.
it was 11 o�clock, Marchant returned to sleep
in his �bijou� and we turned into the street. Co-
vert stuck to me, insisting that we should go to
King Street to have some oysters, which we did,
at a place filled with young fellows in uniform.