I do not think I responded immediately, for it took me a moment or two to fully digest these words of Miss Kenton. Moreover, as you might appreciate, their implications were such as to provoke a certain degree of sorrow within me. Indeed - why should I not admit it? - at that moment, my heart was breaking.
'But you care about his lordship. You care deeply, you just told me that. If you care about his lordship, shouldn't you be concerned? At least a little curious? The British Prime Minister and the German Ambassador are brought together for secret talks in the night and you're not even curious?'
'I would not say I am not curious, sir. However, it is not my position to display curiosity in such matters.'
This guy won't display one iota of emotion! It's maddening! But will he by the end? I can't wait to find out.