"Humph!" exclaimed Mr. Vane. "I've got more to do than sit in the window and read poetry, if that's what you mean."
"You never learned how to enjoy life, did you, Judge?" he said. "I don't believe you ever really had a good time. Own up."
"I've had sterner things to think about. I've had 'to earn my living-- and give you a good time."
"I appreciate it," said Austen.
"Humph! Sometimes I think you don't show it a great deal," the Honourable Hilary answered.
"I show it as far as I can, Judge," said his son. "I can't help the way I was made."
"I try to take account of that," said the Honourable Hilary.
"I'll drop in to-morrow morning," he said.