"Yes, Inspector," Mary replied pleasantly, as she advanced into the room.
"You'd better be packing your trunk," the Inspector rumbled.
Inspector Burke himself filled the void in the halting sentence.
Inspector Burke will tell you how easy it is for me to get it.
The Inspector spoke the simple truth as he knew it from years of experience.
He went close to the Inspector, and spoke with intense seriousness.
The Inspector shot a word of warning to Gilder in an aside that Dick could not hear.
The entrance of the butler brought the Inspector's thoughts back to the matter in hand.
The Inspector's harsh voice brought out the words boastfully.
"It wasn't safe to bring them in the front way," was the Inspector's prompt reply.