"Wait a minute Mr Parker. I´m in a difficult position. I don´t quite know what I ought - Can you tell me just how far you´ve got - what have you discovered?"
Mr Parker was a little taken aback. Although the face of Lady Mary had been haunting his imagination ever since the inquest, and althought the agitation of his feelings had risen to boiling-point during this romantic interview, the official instinct of caution had not wholly deserted him.
Romantic interview? Oh dear, Parker is truly lost in the throes of love.