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The lanthorn light suddenly died out , and I heard whispers . Get him out on to the
road . I'll tackle the other .. Darbies . ... Mind his knife . " I was like a confounded
rabbit in their hands . One of them had his fist on my collar and jerked me out ...
I heard him . Kemp he may be , but he spoke Spanish up there . and we've got
something for our trouble . He'll swing , I'll lay you a From far above us came a
shout , then a confused noise of voices . The moon began to get up ; above the ...
It was impossible to make myself heard ; a fist struck me on the cheek . “ Gibbet '
em , " somebody shrieked ; " they hung my nephew ! Gibbet ' em all the three .
Young Kemp's mother's a bad ' un . An informer he is . Up with ' em ! ” I was
I heard some groans and a cry , “ You won't murder us . ” Then a nasal drawl , “
We will surely . ” Someone else , Rangsley , I think , called , “ Bring ' em along —
this way now . " After a period of turmoil we seemed to come out of the crowd ...
I heard groans and curses , and began to shout for help . My voice came back in
an echo , despairingly . Suddenly I was dragged backward , and the bandage
pulled from my eyes . Come along , ” Rangsley said , leading me gently enough
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