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I was being arrested. . . . "In the King's name. . . ." It was a most sudden
catastrophe. A hand was clutching my windpipe. " Don't you so much as squeak,
Mr. Castro," a voice whispered in my ear. The lanthorn light suddenly died out,
and I heard ...
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 ...
I heard some groans and a cry, " You won't murder us." Then a nasal drawl, " We
will sure — ly." 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 upon a ...
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 to
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