Then he smiled and said: --O, well, it was a mistake; I am sure Father Dolan did not know. In the inner hall the dean of studies stood talking to a young professor, stroking his chin gravely and nodding his head. Lynch smote himself sonorously on the chest and said: --Who has anything to say about my girth? Cranly took him at the word and the two began to tussle. The experiment is, at all events, worth a trial, and, in my opinion, it can but prove beneficial to the entire country.