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... answered , " It ' s Rooksby , it ' s Sir Ralph . " The voice interrupted sharply , “
No names , now . I don ' t want hanging . " The hand left my arm ; there was a
pause in the motion of the procession . I caught a moment ' s sound of whispering
We made a few paces down the road ; the pitiful voices of the runners crying for
help came plainly to my ears . “ You — they — aren ' t murdering them ? " I asked
. " No , no , " he answered . “ Can ' t afford to . Wish we could ; but they ' d make it
Ralph answered him . " There « mischief enough . He shall go to France . " " Oh ,
let the young blade rip about the world for a year or two , squire , " Rangsley ' s
voice said from behind us . In the end Ralph let me go with Carlos — actually ...
Your watch is fast , Mr . Mayor , " Rangsley answered surlily ; " the tide won ' t
serve for half an hour yet . " " Cht , cht , " the other wheezed . " No offense . We
respect you . But still , when one has a stake , one likes to know . " " My stake ' s
all I ...
The grunt answered again . " Here ' s three men to be set aboard the Thames at a
quarter after eleven . . . " Rangsley said again . " Here ' s . . . a - cop . . . three men
to be set aboard Thames at quarter after eleven , " a voice hiccoughed back to ...
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