" "And who's to make him?" She had been scanning the distance, but she now dropped on me a foolish face. The use of the word in the marketplace is quite different. The squat student did not eat it but, indulging his special humour, said gravely, still tittering and prodding his phrase with his umbrella: --Do you intend that? He broke off, pointed bluntly to the munched pulp of the fig, and said loudly: --I allude to that. " "Well, don't you understand that that's exactly what I'm working for? You'll have to tell him--about the way you've let it all drop: you'll have to tell him a tremendous lot!" The exultation with which he uttered this helped me somehow, for the instant, to meet him rather more.