Any one might have seen in her haggard face that there was no suppression or evasion so far.
"I think," said Joe, after meditating a long time, and looking rather evasively at the window-seat, "as I did hear tell that how he were something or another in a general way in that direction."
Being here presently denounced, he had for a time succeeded in evading the officers of Justice, but being at length seized while in the act of flight, he had resisted them, and had—he best knew whether by express design, or in the blindness of his hardihood—caused the death of his denouncer, to whom his whole career was known.
"Don’t evade the question.
"By whom?" said I. "I wouldn’t go into that," said Wemmick, evasively, "it might clash with official responsibilities.