Of the Bulls that he might now prepare to enjoy
himself, and with a chuckle of anticipation Brown "hoped" the
entertainment would prove "up to samples already met with," as he could
"do with a little enjoyment for a change."
As a matter of course, Bertie's Nellie quietly gathered the reins of
management into her own hands, and as a matter of course, Jimmy's Nellie
indulged in ear-splitting continuous protest, and Brown of the, Bulls
expressed himself as satisfied, so far, with the entertaining powers of
As a matter of course, we left the servant problem to work out its own
solution, and, also as a matter of course, the Sanguine Scot was full of
plans for the future but particularly bubbling over with the news that he
had secured Tam-o'-Shanter for a partner in the brumby venture.
"He'll be along in a few days," he explained, confident that he was "in
luck this time all right," and remembering Tam among the horses at the
Katherine, we congratulated him.
As a matter of course, our conversation was all of brumbies, and Mac was
also convinced that "when you reckoned everything up there was a good
thing in it."
"Of course it'll take a bit of jumping round," he agreed.