Well, my Lord, are we to pass the day here, said Count Trouville, the second of the opposite party, as Norwood returned from a fruitless search of George Onslow, or are we to understand that this is the English mode of settling such matters? I am perfectly ready, Monsieur le Comte, to prove the contrary, so far as my own poor abilities extend, said Norwood, calmly. But your friend has disappeared, sir. You are left alone here. Which is, perhaps, the reason of your having dared to insult me, rejoined the other; that being, perhaps, the French custom in such affairs.