So I told it to him. Laugh! I was wishing to myself that he was a customer. What a hill of … ? (c) What assessment do you make of…
(a) ‘I’ is John A. Pescud talking to the Colonel, father of Jessie.
(b) It stands for his transaction in love; if successful, it could make him very rich.
(c) He is. very shrewd, persistent in his pursuits.