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"Derived be to is pleasure keenest the that manifestations lowliest and important least its in frequently is it", Telegraph Daily the of sheet advertisement the aside tossing, Holmes Sherlock remarked", sake own its for art loves who man the to. Province special my made have I which synthesis logical of and deduction of faculties those for room given have which but, themselves in trivial been have may which incidents those to rather but figured have I which in trials sensational and célèbres causes many the to much so not prominence given have you, embellish to occasionally, say to bound am I, and, up draw to enough good been have you which cases our of records little these in that truth this grasped far so have you that, Watson, observe to me to pleasant is it."

"Records my against urged been has which sensationalism of charge the from absolved myself hold quite cannot I", smiling, I said", yet and."

"Thing the about feature notable only the really is which effect to cause from reasoning severe that record upon placing of task the to yourself confining of instead statements your of each into life and colour put to attempting in perhaps erred have you"mood-- meditative a than rather disputatious a in was he when clay his replace to wont was which pipe cherry-wood long the it with lighting and tongs the with cinder glowing a up taking, observed he", perhaps, erred have you."

"Character singular friend's my in factor strong a be to observed once than more had I which egotism the by repelled was I for, coldness some with remarked I", matter the in justice full you done have I that me to seems it.

"Words my than rather thoughts my, wont his was as, answering, he said", conceit or selfishness not is it, no. "Myself beyond thing thing--a impersonal an is it because is it, art my for justice full claim I if. Common is crime. Rare is logic. Dwell should you that crime the upon than rather logic the upon is it therefore. Tales of series a into lectures of course a been have should what degraded have you."

Street Baker at room old the in fire cheery a of side either on breakfast after sat we and, spring early the of morning cold a was it. Wreaths yellow heavy the through blurs shapeless, dark like loomed windows opposing the and, houses dun-coloured of lines the between down rolled fog thick a. Yet cleared been not had table the for, metal and china of glimmer and cloth white the on shone and lit was gas our. Shortcomings literary my upon me lecture to temper sweet very no in emerged had he, search his up given apparently having, last at until papers of succession a of columns advertisement the into continuously dipping, morning the all silent been had Holmes sherlock.

"All at, sense legal its in, crime of treat not do proportion fair a, in yourself interest to as kind so been have you which cases these of out for, sensationalism of charge a to open be hardly can you", fire the into down gazing and pipe long his at puffing sat had he which during, pause a after remarked he", time same the at. Law the of pale the outside are which matters all were, bachelor noble the of incident the and, lip twisted the with man the with connected problem the, Sutherland Mary Miss of experience singular the, Bohemia of King the help to endeavoured I which in matter small the. Trivial the on bordered have may you that fear I, sensational the avoiding in but."

"Interest of and novel been have to hold I methods the but", answered I", so been have may end the."

"Deduction and analysis of shades finer the about care, thumb left his by compositor a or tooth his by weaver a tell hardly could who, public unobservant great the, public the do what, fellow dear my, pshaw! Trivial are you if, indeed, but. Past are cases great the of days the for, you blame cannot I. Originality and enterprise all lost has, man criminal least at or, man. Boarding-schools from ladies young to advice giving and pencils lead lost recovering for agency an into degenerating be to seems it, practice little own my to as. However, last at bottom touched have I that think I. Fancy I, zero-point my marks morning this had I note this. It read!" Me to across letter crumpled a tossed he.

Thus ran and, evening preceding the upon Place Montague from dated was it:

"MR DEAR. Governess as me to offered been has which situation a accept not should or should I whether to as you consult to anxious very am --I: hOLMES. You inconvenience not do I if to-morrow ten half-past at call shall I. HUNTER VIOLET", faithfully yours."

"Lady young the know you do?" Asked I.

"I not."

"Now ten half-past is it."

"Ring her is that doubt no have I and, yes."

"Think you than interest more of be to out turn may it. Investigation serious a into developed, first at whim mere a be to appeared which, carbuncle blue the of affair the that remember you.
Also, case this in so be may it."

"So hope us let, well. Question in person the is, mistaken much am I unless, here for, solved be soon very will doubts our but."

Room the entered lady young a and opened door the spoke he as.
World the in make to way own her had has who woman a of manner brisk the with and, egg plover's a like freckled, face quick, bright a with, dressed neatly but plainly was she.

"Do should I what me tell to enough kind be would you perhaps that thought I, advice ask could I whom from sort any of relations or parents no have I as and, experience strange very a had have I but", her greet to rose companion my as, she said", sure am I, you troubling my excuse will you."

"Hunter Miss, seat a take pray. You serve to can I that anything do to happy be shall I."

Client new his of speech and manner the by impressed favourably was Holmes that see could I. Story her to listen to, together finger-tips his and drooping lids his with, himself composed then and, fashion searching his in over her looked he.

"Situation a without myself found I that so, him with America to over children his took and, Scotia Nova in, Halifax at appointment an received colonel the ago months two but, Munro Spence Colonel of family the in", she said", years five for governess a been have I. Success without but, advertisements answered I and, advertised I. Do should I what to as end wit's my at was I and, short run to began saved had I which money little the last at.

"Me suit might which up turned had anything whether see to order in week a once about call to used I there and, Westaway's called End West the in governesses for agency well-known a is there.
Stoper Miss by managed really is it but, business the of founder the of name the was westaway. Them suit would which anything has she whether sees and ledgers her consults she when, one by one in shown then are and, anteroom an in wait employment seeking are who ladies the and, office little own her in sits she.

"Alone not was Stoper Miss that found I but, usual as office little the into shown was I week last called I when, well. Entered who ladies the at earnestly very looking, nose his on glasses of pair a with elbow her at sat throat his over fold upon fold in down rolled which chin heavy great a and face smiling very a with man stout prodigiously a. Stoper Miss to quickly turned and chair his in jump a quite gave he in came I as.

"Better anything for ask not could 'I; he said ', do will 'That.
Capital! capital! Fashion genial most the in together hands his rubbed and enthusiastic quite seemed He '. Him at look to pleasure a quite was it that man comfortable-looking a such was he.

"Miss, situation a for looking are 'You? asked he '.

"Sir, 'Yes. '

"Governess 'As? '

"Sir, 'Yes. '

"Ask you do salary what 'And? '

"Munro Spence Colonel with place last my in month a pounds 4 had 'I. '

"Tut, tut, 'Oh! sweating sweating--rank! passion boiling a in is who man a like air the into out hands fat his throwing, cried he '. Accomplishments and attractions such with lady a to sum a pitiful so offer anyone could 'How? '

"I said ', imagine you than less be may, sir, accomplishments 'My.
Drawing--' and, music, German little a, French little 'A

"Tut, 'Tut! cried he '. Question the beside quite all is 'This.
Lady a of deportment and bearing the not you have or you have, is point the? Nutshell a in is it there. Country the of history the in part considerable a play day some may who child a of rearing the for fitted not are you, not have you if. Figures three the under anything accept to condescend to you ask gentleman any could how, then, why have you if but? Year a pounds 100 at commence would, madam, me with salary your. '

"Mr, imagine may you. True be to good too almost seemed offer an such, was I as destitute, me to that, holmes. Note a out took and pocket-book a opened, face my upon incredulity of look the perhaps seeing, however, gentleman the.

"Wardrobe their and journey their of expenses little any meet may they that so, beforehand salary their half ladies young my to advance 'to, face his of creases white the amid slits shining little two just were eyes his until fashion pleasant most the in smiling, he said ', custom my also is 'It. '

"Man a thoughtful so and fascinating so met never had I that me to seemed it. Myself committed quite I before more little a know to wish me made which transaction whole the about unnatural something was there yet and, convenience great a was advance the, tradesmen my to debt in already was I as.

"Sir, live you where ask I 'May? I said '.

"'Hampshire. Place rural charming. Winchester of side far the on miles five, Beeches Copper the. Country-house old dearest the and, lady young dear my, country lovely most the is it. '

"Sir, duties my 'And? Be would they what know to glad be should I. '

"Old years six just romper little dear child--one 'One. Slipper a with cockroaches killing him see could you if, oh! Smack!
smack! smack! Wink could you before gone three! Again head his into eyes his laughed and chair his in back leaned He '.

"Joking was he perhaps that think me made laughter father's the but, amusement child's the of nature the at startled little a was I.

"Child single a of charge take to 'are, asked I ', then, duties sole 'My? '

"Cried he ', lady young dear my, sole the not, sole the not, no, 'No. Obey propriety with might lady a as commands such were they that always provided, give might wife my commands little any obey to, suggest would sense good your sure am I as, be would duty 'Your. Heh, difficulty no see you? '

"Useful myself make to happy be should 'I. '

"So 'Quite. Example for, now dress in. Kind-hearted but know--faddy you, people faddy are we. Whim little our to object not would you, you give might we which dress any wear to asked were you if.
Heh? '

"Words his at astonished considerably, I said ', 'No.

"You to offensive be not would that, there sit or, here sit to 'Or? '

"No, 'Oh. '

"Us to come you before short quite hair your cut to 'Or? '

"Ears my believe hardly could I. Mr, observe may you as. Chestnut of tint peculiar rather a of and, luxuriant somewhat is hair my, holmes. Artistic considered been has it. Fashion offhand this in it sacrificing of dream not could I.

"I said ', impossible quite is that that afraid am 'I. Spoke I as face his over pass shadow a see could I and, eyes small his of out eagerly me watching been had he.

"He said ', essential quite is it that afraid am 'I. Consulted be must fancies ladies', madam, know you, fancies ladies' and, wife's my of fancy little a is 'It. Hair your cut won't you so and? '

"Firmly answered I ', not could really I, sir, 'No.

"Matter the settles quite that then; well very, 'Ah. Nicely very done have really would you respects other in because, pity a is it. Ladies young your of more few a inspect best had I, Stoper Miss, case that in. '

"Refusal my through commission handsome a lost had she that suspecting help not could I that face her upon annoyance much so with now me at glanced she but, us of either to word a without papers her with busy while this all sat had manageress the.

"Books the upon kept be to name your desire you 'Do? asked she '.

"Stoper Miss, please you 'If. '

"Sharply she said ', fashion this in offers excellent most the refuse you since, useless rather seems it, really, 'Well. You for opening such another find to ourselves exert to us expect hardly can 'You. Hunter Miss, you to good-day. Page the by out shown was I and, table the upon gong a struck She '.

"Mr, well. Table the upon bills three or two and, cupboard the in enough little found and lodgings my to back got I when, holmes. Thing foolish very a done not had I whether myself ask to began I. Eccentricity their for pay to ready least at were they, matters extraordinary most the on obedience expected and fads strange had people these if, all after. Year a pounds 100 getting are England in governesses few very. Me to hair my was use what, besides? Number the among be should I perhaps and short it wearing by improved are people many. It of sure was I after day the by and, mistake a made had I that think to inclined was I day next. Himself gentleman the from letter this received I when open still was place the whether inquire and agency the to back go to as far so pride my overcome almost had I. You to it read will I and here it have I:

"Winchester near, Beeches Copper 'The.
"Decision your reconsidered have you whether you ask to here from write I and, address your me given kindly very has Stoper --Miss: HUNTER MISS 'DEAR. You of description my by attracted much been has she for, come should you that anxious very is wife my. You cause may fads our which inconvenience little any for you recompense to as so, year a pounds 120 or, quarter a pounds 30 give to willing are we. All after, exacting very not are they. Morning the in indoors dress a such wear to you like would and blue electric of shade particular a of fond is wife my. Well very you fit, think should I, would which, Philadelphia) in (now Alice daughter dear my to belonging one have we as, one purchasing of expense the to go, however, not need you. Inconvenience no you cause need that, indicated manner any in yourself amusing or, there or here sitting to as, then. Loss the for you recompense may salary increased the that hope only I and, point this upon firm remain must I that afraid am I but, interview short our during beauty its remarking help not could I as especially, pity a doubt no is it, hair your regards as. Light very are, concerned is child the as far as, duties your. Winchester at dog-cart the with you meet shall I and, come to try do now. Train your know me let.
RUCASTLE JEPHRO, faithfully yours. '

"Mr, received just have I which letter the is that. It accept will I that up made is mind my and, holmes. Consideration your to matter whole the submit to like should I step final the taking before that, however, thought I."

"Smiling, Holmes said", question the settles that, up made is mind your if, Hunter Miss, well.

"Refuse to me advise not would you but?"

"For apply mine of sister a see to like should I which situation the not is it that confess I."

"Mr, all it of meaning the is what. Holmes?"

"Data no have I, ah. Tell cannot I. Opinion some formed yourself have you perhaps?"

"Solution possible one only be to me to seems there, well. Mr.
Man good-natured, kind very a be to seemed rucastle. Outbreak an prevent to order in way every in fancies her humours he that and, asylum an to taken be should she fear for quiet matter the keep to desires he that, lunatic a is wife his that possible not it is?"

"One probable most the is it, stand matters as, fact solution--in possible a is that. Lady young a for household nice a be to seem not does it case any in but."

"Mr, money the but. Money the, holmes!"

"Good good--too is pay the course of, yes, well. Uneasy me makes what is that. Pounds 40 for pick their have could they when, year a pounds 120 you give they should why? Behind reason strong some be must there."

"Help your wanted I if afterwards understand would you circumstances the you told I if that thought I. Me of back the at were you that felt I if stronger much so feel should I."

"You with away feeling that carry may you, oh. Months some for way my come has which interesting most the be to promises problem little your that you assure I. Features the of some about novel distinctly something is there. Danger-- in or doubt in yourself find should you if"

"Danger! Foresee you do danger what?"

Gravely head his shook holmes. "He said", it define could we if danger a be to cease would it. "Help your to down me bring would telegram a, night or day, time any at but."

"Enough is that." Face her from swept all anxiety the with chair her from briskly rose she. "Now mind my in easy quite Hampshire to down go shall I. Mr to write shall I. To-morrow Winchester for start and, to-night hair poor my sacrifice, once at rucastle." Way her upon off bustled and good-night both us bade she Holmes to words grateful few a with.

"Herself of care take to able well very is who lady young a be to seems she", stairs the descending steps firm, quick her heard we as I said", least at."

"Gravely Holmes said", be to need would she and. "Past are days many before her from hear not do we if mistaken much am I."

Fulfilled was prediction friend's my before long very not was it.
Into strayed had woman lonely this experience human of side-alley strange what wondering and direction her in turning thoughts my found frequently I which during, by went fortnight a. Determine to powers my beyond quite was it, villain a or philanthropist a were man the whether or, plot a or fad a whether though, abnormal something to pointed all, duties light the, conditions curious the, salary unusual the. It mentioned I when hand his of wave a with away matter the swept he but, air abstracted an and brows knitted with, end on hour an half for frequently sat he that observed I, Holmes to as. "Data! data! data!" impatiently cried he. "Clay without bricks make can't I." Situation a such accepted have ever should his of sister no that muttering by up wind always would he yet and.

Morning the in breakfast to down came I when position same the in him find and night at test-tube a and retort a over stooping him leave would I when, in indulged frequently he which researches chemical all-night those of one to down settling was Holmes and in turning of thinking was I as just night one late came received eventually we which telegram the. Me to across it threw, message the at glancing, then and, envelope yellow the opened he.

"Studies chemical his to back turned and, he said", Bradshaw in trains the up look just.

One urgent and brief a was summons the.

"Said it", to-morrow midday at Winchester at Hotel Swan Black the at be please. "Come do! End wit's my at am I. HUNTER."

"Me with come you will?" Up glancing, Holmes asked.

"To wish should I."

"Then, up it look just."

"Bradshaw my over glancing, I said", nine half-past at train a is there. "30: 11 at Winchester at due is it."

"Nicely very do will that. Morning the in best our at be to need may we as, acetones the of analysis my postpone better had I perhaps then."

Capital English old the to way our upon well were we day next the o'clock eleven by. Scenery the admire to began and down them threw he border Hampshire the passed had we after but, down way the all papers morning the in buried been had holmes. East to west from across drifting clouds white fleecy little with flecked, sky blue light a, day spring ideal an was it. Energy man's a to edge an set which, air the in nip exhilarating an was there yet and, brightly very shining was sun the. Foliage new the of green light the amid from out peeped farm-steadings the of roofs grey and red little the, Aldershot around hills rolling the to away, countryside the over all.

"Beautiful and fresh not they are?" Street Baker of fogs the from fresh man a of enthusiasm the all with cried I.

Gravely head his shook Holmes but.

"Subject special own my to reference with everything at look must I that mine like turn a with mind a of curses the of one is it that", he said", Watson, know you do. Beauty their by impressed are you and, houses scattered these at look you. There committed be may crime which with impunity the of and isolation their of feeling a is me to comes which thought only the and, them at look I."

"Heavens good!" Cried I. "Homesteads old dear these with crime associate would who?"

"Horror certain a with me fill always they. Countryside beautiful and smiling the does than sin of record dreadful more a present not do London in alleys vilest and lowest the that, experience my upon founded, Watson, belief my is it."

"Me horrify you!"

"Obvious very is reason the but. Accomplish cannot law the what town the in do can opinion public of pressure the. Dock the and crime the between step a but is there and, going it set can complaint of word a that close so ever is justice of machinery whole the then and, neighbours the among indignation and sympathy beget not does, blow drunkard's a of thud the or, child tortured a of scream the that vile so lane no is there. Law the of little know who folk ignorant poor with part most the for filled, fields own its in each, houses lonely these at look but. Wiser the none and, places such in, out year, in year, on go may which wickedness hidden the, cruelty hellish of deeds the of think. Her for fear a had have never should I, Winchester in live to gone help for us to appeals who lady this had. Danger the makes which country of miles five the is it. Threatened personally not is she that clear is it, still."

"No. Away get can she us meet to Winchester to come can she if."

"So quite. Freedom her has she."

"Then, matter the be CAN what? Explanation no suggest you can?"

"Them know we as far as facts the cover would which of each, explanations separate seven devised have I. Us for waiting find doubt no shall we which information fresh the by determined be only can correct is these of which but. Tell to has Hunter Miss that all learn soon shall we and, cathedral the of tower the is there, well."

Us for waiting lady young the found we there and, station the from distance no at, Street High the in repute of inn an is Swan Black the. Table the upon us awaited lunch our and, sitting-room a engaged had she.

"Earnestly said she", come have you that delighted so am I. "Do should I what know not do I indeed but; both you of kind very so is it. Me to invaluable altogether be will advice your."

"You to happened has what us tell pray."

"Mr promised have I for, quick be must I and, so do will I.
Three before back be to rucastle. Purpose what for knew little he though, morning this town into come to leave his got I."

"Order due its in everything have us let." Listen to himself composed and fire the towards out legs thin long his thrust holmes.

"Mr from ill-treatment actual no with, whole the on, met have I that say may I, place first the in. Mrs and. Rucastle. That say to them to fair only is it. Them about mind my in easy not am I and, them understand cannot I but."

"Understand not you can what?"

"Conduct their for reasons their. Occurred it as just all it have shall you but. Mr, down came I when. Beeches Copper the to dog-cart his in me drove and here me met rucastle. Weather bad and damp with streaked and stained all but, whitewashed, house a of block square large a is it for, itself in beautiful not is it but, situated beautifully, said he as, is it. Door front the from yards hundred a about past curves which, highroad Southampton the to down slopes which field a fourth the on and, sides three on woods, it round grounds are there. Preserves Southerton's Lord of part are round all woods the but, house the to belongs front in ground this. Place the to name its given has door hall the of front in immediately beeches copper of clump a.

"Child the and wife his to evening that him by introduced was and, ever as amiable as was who, employer my by over driven was I.
Mr, truth no was there. Street Baker at rooms your in probable be to us to seemed which conjecture the in, holmes. Mrs. Mad not is rucastle. Forty-five than less be hardly can he while, think should I, thirty than more not, husband her than younger much, woman pale-faced, silent a be to her found I. Philadelphia to gone has who daughter the was wife first the by child only his that and, widower a was he that, years seven about married been have they that gathered have I conversation their from. Mr.
Stepmother her to aversion unreasoning an had she that was them left had she why reason the that private in me told rucastle. Wife young father's her with uncomfortable been have must position her that imagine quite can I, twenty than less been have not could daughter the as.

"Mrs. Feature in as well as mind in colourless be to me to seemed rucastle. Reverse the nor favourably neither me impressed she.
Nonentity a was she. Son little her to and husband her to both devoted passionately was she that see to easy was it. Possible if it forestalling and want little every noting, other the to one from continually wandered eyes grey light her. Couple happy a be to seemed they whole the on and, fashion boisterous, bluff his in also her to kind was he. Woman this, sorrow secret some had she yet and. Face her upon look saddest the with, thought deep in lost be often would she. Tears in her surprised have I once than more. Creature little a ill-natured so and spoiled utterly so met never have I for, mind her upon weighed which child her of disposition the was it that sometimes thought have I. Large disproportionately quite is which head a with, age his for small is he.
Sulking of intervals gloomy and passion of fits savage between alternation an in spent be to appears life whole his. Insects and, birds little, mice of capture the planning in talent remarkable quite shows he and, amusement of idea one his be to seems himself than weaker creature any to pain giving. Mr, creature the about talk not rather would I but. Story my with do to little has he, indeed, and, holmes."

"Not or relevant be to you to seem they whether", friend my remarked", details all of glad am I."

"Importance of anything miss to not try shall I. Servants the of conduct and appearance the was, once at me struck which, house the about thing unpleasant one the. Wife his and man a, two only are there. Drink of smell perpetual a and, whiskers and hair grizzled with, man uncouth, rough a is, name his is that for, toller. Mr yet and, drunk quite been has he them with been have I since twice. It of notice no take to seemed rucastle.
Mrs as silent as, face sour a with woman strong and tall very a is wife his. Amiable less much and rucastle. Building the of corner one in other each to next are which, room own my and nursery the in time my of most spend I fortunately but, couple unpleasant most a are they.

"Mrs, third the on; quiet very was life my Beeches Copper the at arrival my after days two for. Husband her to something whispered and breakfast after just down came rucastle.

"Hair your cut to as far so whims our with in falling for, Hunter Miss, you to obliged much very are 'we, me to turning, he said ', yes, 'Oh. Appearance your from iota tiniest the in detracted not has it that you assure I. You become will dress electric-blue the how see now shall we. Obliged extremely be both should we on it put to as good so be would you if and, room your in bed the upon out laid it find will you. '

"Blue of shade peculiar a of was me for waiting found I which dress the. Before worn been having of signs unmistakable bore it but, beige of sort a, material excellent of was it. It for measured been had I if fit better a been have not could it. Mr both.
Mrs and. Vehemence its in exaggerated quite seemed which, it of look the at delight a expressed rucastle. Floor the to down reaching windows long three with, house the of front entire the along stretching, room large very a is which, drawing-room the in me for waiting were they. It towards turned back its with, window central the to close placed been had chair a. Mr then and, sit to asked was I this in. To listened ever have I that stories funniest the of series a me tell to began, room the of side other the on down and up walking, rucastle. Weary quite was I until laughed I and, was he comical how imagine cannot you. Mrs.
Face her upon look anxious, sad a and, lap her in hands her with sat but, smiled as much so never, humour of sense no evidently has who, however, rucastle. Mr, so or hour an after. Nursery the in Edward little to go and dress my change might I that and, day the of duties the commence to time was it that remarked suddenly rucastle.

"Circumstances similar exactly under through gone was performance same this later days two. Inimitably told he which and, répertoire immense an had employer my which of stories funny the at heartily very laughed I again and, window the in sat I again, dress my changed I again. Him to aloud read to me begged he, page the upon fall not might shadow own my that, sideways little a chair my moving and, novel yellow-backed a me handed he then. Dress my change to and cease to me ordered he, sentence a of middle the in, suddenly then and, chapter a of heart the in beginning, minutes ten about for read I.

"Mr, imagine easily can you. Be possibly could performance extraordinary this of meaning the what to as became I curious how, holmes. Back my behind on going was what see to desire the with consumed became I that so, window the from away face my turn to, observed I, careful very always were they. Means a devised soon I but, impossible be to seemed it first at. Handkerchief my in glass the of piece a concealed I and, me seized thought happy a so, broken been had hand-mirror my. Me behind was there that all see to management little a with able was and, eyes my to up handkerchief my put I, laughter my of midst the in, occasion next the on. Disappointed was I that confess I. Nothing was there. Impression first my was that least at. Direction my in looking be to seemed who, suit grey a in man bearded small a, Road Southampton the in standing man a was there that perceived I, however, glance second the at. There people usually are there and, highway important an is road the. Up earnestly looking was and field our bordered which railings the against leaning was, however, man this. Mrs at glanced and handkerchief my lowered I. Gaze searching most a with me upon fixed eyes her find to rucastle. Me behind was what seen had and hand my in mirror a had I that divined had she that convinced am I but, nothing said she. Once at rose she.

"Hunter Miss at up stares who there road the upon fellow impertinent an is 'there, she said ', 'Jephro. '

"Hunter Miss, yours of friend 'No? asked he '.

"Parts these in one no know I, 'No. '

"Me 'Dear! Impertinent very how! Away go to him to motion and round turn kindly. '

"Notice no take to better be would it 'Surely. '

"Always here loitering him have should we, no, 'No. That like away him wave and round turn kindly. '

"Mrs instant same the at and, told was I as did I. Blind the down drew rucastle. Road the in man the seen nor, dress blue the worn I have nor, window the in again sat not have I time that from and, ago week a was that."

"Holmes said", continue pray. "One interesting most a be to promises narrative your."

"Speak I which of incidents different the between relation little be to prove may there and, fear I, disconnected rather it find will you. Mr, Beeches Copper the at was I that day first very the on. Door kitchen the near stands which outhouse small a to me took rucastle. About moving animal large a of as sound the and, chain a of rattling sharp the heard I it approached we as.

"Here in 'Look! Mr said '. Planks two between slit a me showing, rucastle. Beauty a not he 'Is? '

"Darkness the in up huddled figure vague a of and, eyes glowing two of conscious was and through looked I.

"Given had I which start the at laughing, employer my said ', frightened be 'Don't. Mastiff my, Carlo only 'It's. Him with anything do can who man only the is, groom my, Toller old really but, mine him call I. Mustard as keen as always is he that so, then much too not and, day a once him feed we. Upon fangs his lays he whom trespasser the help God and, night every loose him lets toller. Worth is life your as much as it's for, night at threshold the over foot your set pretext any on ever you don't sake goodness' for. '

"Morning the in o'clock two about window bedroom my of out look to happened I later nights two for, one idle no was warning the.
Day as bright as almost and over silvered was house the of front in lawn the and, night moonlight beautiful a was it. Beeches copper the of shadow the under moving was something that aware was I when, scene the of beauty peaceful the in rapt, standing was I. Was it what saw I moonshine the into emerged it as. Bones projecting huge and, muzzle black, jowl hanging with, tinted tawny, calf a as large as, dog giant a was it. Side other the upon shadow the into vanished and lawn the across slowly walked it.
Done have could burglar any that think not do I which heart my to chill a sent sentinel dreadful that.

"You tell to experience strange very a have I now and. Trunk my of bottom the at coil great a in it placed had I and, London in hair my off cut, know you as, had I. Things little own my rearranging by and room my of furniture the examining by myself amuse to began I, bed in was child the after, evening one.
Locked one lower the, open and empty ones upper two the, room the in drawers of chest old an was there. Drawer third the of use the having not at annoyed naturally was I away pack to much still had I as and, linen my with two first the filled had I. It open to tried and keys of bunch my out took I so, oversight mere a by fastened been have might it that me struck it. Open drawer the drew I and, perfection to fitted key first very the. Was it what guess never would you that sure am I but, it in thing one only was there. Hair of coil my was it.

"It examined and up it took I. Thickness same the and, tint peculiar same the of was it. Me upon itself obtruded thing the of impossibility the then but. Drawer the in locked been have hair my could how? Hair own my bottom the from drew and, contents the out turned, trunk my undid I hands trembling with. Identical were they that you assure I and, together tresses two the laid I. Extraordinary not it was? Meant it what of all at nothing make could I, would I as puzzle. Locked had they which drawer a opening by wrong the in myself put had I that felt I as Rucastles the to matter the of nothing said I and, drawer the to hair strange the returned I.

"Mr, remarked have may you as, observant naturally am I. Head my in house whole the of plan good pretty a had soon I and, holmes.
All at inhabited be to not appeared which, however, wing one was there. Locked invariably was it but, suite this into opened Tollers the of quarters the into led which that faced which door a.
Mr met I, stair the ascended I as, however, day one. Accustomed was I whom to man jovial, round the to person different very a him made which face his on look a and, hand his in keys his, door this through out coming rucastle. Passion with temples his at out stood veins the and, anger with crinkled all was brow his, red were cheeks his. Look a or word a without me past hurried and door the locked he.

"House the of part this of windows the see could I which from side the to round strolled I, charge my with grounds the in walk a for out went I when so, curiosity my aroused this. Up shuttered was fourth the while, dirty simply were which of three, row a in them of four were there. Deserted all evidently were they. Mr, occasionally them at glancing, down and up strolled I as. Ever as jovial and merry as looking, me to out came rucastle.

"'Ah! Lady young dear my, word a without you passed I if rude me think not must 'you, he said '. Matters business with preoccupied was I. '

"Offended not was I that him assured I. Up shutters the has them of one and, there up rooms spare of suite a quite have to seem 'you, I said ', way the 'By. '

"Remark my at startled little a, me to seemed it as, and surprised looked he.

"He said ', hobbies my of one is 'Photography. There up room dark my made have 'I. Me dear, but! upon come have we lady young observant an what. It believed have would who? It believed ever have would who? Me at looked he as eyes his in jest no was there but, tone jesting a in spoke He '. Jest no but, annoyance and there suspicion read I.

"Mr, well. Them over go to fire on all was I, know to not was I which rooms of suite that about something was there that understood I that moment the from, holmes. That of share my have I though, curiosity mere not was it. Place this to penetrating my from come might good some that feeling duty--a of feeling a more was it. Feeling that me gave which instinct woman's was it perhaps; instinct woman's of talk they. Door forbidden the pass to chance any for lookout the on keenly was I and, there was it, rate any at.

"Came chance the that yesterday only was it. Mr besides, that you tell may I. Door the through him with bag linen black large a carrying him saw once I and, rooms deserted these in do to something find wife his and Toller both, rucastle. Door the in key the was there upstairs came I when and; drunk very was he evening yesterday and, hard drinking been has he recently. There it left had he that all at doubt no have I. Mr. Mrs and. Opportunity admirable an had I that so, them with was child the and, downstairs both were rucastle. Through slipped and, door the opened, lock the in gently key the turned I.

"End farther the at angle right a at turned which, uncarpeted and unpapered, me of front in passage little a was there.
Open were which of third and first the, line a in doors three were corner this round. Them through dimly glimmered light evening the that dirt with thick so, other the in one and one the in windows two with, cheerless and dusty, room empty an into led each they. Cord stout with other the at fastened and, wall the in ring a to end one at padlocked, bed iron an of bars broad the of one fastened been had it of outside the across and, closed was door centre the. There not was key the and, well as locked was itself door the. Darkness in not was room the that it beneath from glimmer the by see could I yet and, outside window shuttered the with clearly corresponded door barricaded this. Above from light in let which skylight a was there evidently. Door the under from out shone which light dim of slit little the against forward and backward pass shadow a saw and room the within steps of sound the heard suddenly I, veil might it secret what wondering and door sinister the at gazing passage the in stood I as. Mr, sight the at me in up rose terror unreasoning, mad a. Holmes. Dress my of skirt the at clutching me behind were hand dreadful some though as ran--ran and turned I and, suddenly me failed nerves overstrung my. Mr of arms the into straight and, door the through, passage the down rushed I. Outside waiting was who, rucastle.

"Then, you was 'it, smiling, he said ', 'So. Open door the saw I when be must it that thought I. '

"Frightened so am I, 'Oh! Panted I '.

"Lady young dear 'My! lady young dear my! lady young dear my, you frightened has what was--'and manner his soothing and caressing how think cannot '--you? '

"Coaxing too little a just was voice his but. It overdid he. Him against guard my on keenly was I.

"Answered I ', wing empty the into go to enough foolish was 'I.
Again out ran and frightened was I that light dim this in eerie and lonely so is it 'But. There in still dreadfully so is it, oh! '

"That 'Only? keenly me at looking, he said '.

"Think you did what, 'Why? Asked I '.

"Door this lock I that think you do 'Why? '

"Know not do I that sure am 'I. '

"There business no have who out people keep to is 'It. See you do? Manner amiable most the in smiling still was He '.

"Known--' had I if sure am 'I

"Now know you, then, 'Well. Mastiff the to you throw demon--'I'll a of face the with me at down glared he and, rage of grin a into hardened smile the instant an in again'--here threshold that over foot your put ever you if and. '

"Did I what know not do I that terrified so was I. Room my into him past rushed have must I that suppose I. Over all trembling bed my on lying myself found I until nothing remember I. Mr, you of thought I then. Holmes. Advice some without longer there live not could I. Child the of even, servants the of, woman the of, man the of, house the of frightened was I. Me to horrible all were they. Well be would all down you bring only could I if. Fears my as strong as almost was curiosity my but, house the from fled have might I course of. Up made soon was mind my. Wire a you send would I. Easier much very feeling, returned then and, house the from mile a half about is which, office the to down went, cloak and hat my on put I. Free him set to venture would who or, creature savage the with influence any had who household the in one only the was he that knew I and, evening that insensibility of state a into himself drunk had Toller that remembered I but, loose be might dog the lest door the approached I as mind my into came doubt horrible a. You seeing of thought the at joy my in night the half awake lay and safety in in slipped I.
Mr for, o'clock three before back be must I but, morning this Winchester into come to leave getting in difficulty no had I. Mrs and. Child the after look must I that so, evening the all away be will and, visit a on going are rucastle. Mr, adventures my all you told have I now. Do should I what, all above, and, means all it what me tell could you if glad very be should I and, holmes."

Story extraordinary this to spellbound listened had I and holmes.
Face his upon gravity profound most the of expression an and, pockets his in hands his, room the down and up paced and now rose friend my.

"Drunk still Toller is?" asked he.

"Yes. Mrs tell wife his heard I. Him with nothing do could she that rucastle."

"Well is that. To-night out go Rucastles the and?"


"Lock strong good a with cellar a there is?"

"Wine-cellar the, yes."

"Hunter Miss, girl sensible and brave very a like matter this through all acted have to me to seem you. Feat more one perform could you that think you do? Woman exceptional quite a you think not did I if you of it ask not should I."

"Try will I. It is what?"

"I and friend my, o'clock seven by Beeches Copper the at be shall we. Incapable be, hope we, will Toller and, time that by gone be will Rucastles the. Mrs remains only there. Alarm the give might who, toller. Immensely matters facilitate would you, her upon key the turn then and, errand some on cellar the into her send could you if."

"It do will I."

"Excellent! Affair the into thoroughly look then shall we. Explanation feasible one only is there course of. Chamber this in imprisoned is person real the and, someone personate to there brought been have you. Obvious is that. America to gone have to said was who, right remember I if, Rucastle Alice Miss, daughter the is it that doubt no have I, is prisoner this who to as. Hair your of colour the and, figure, height in her resembling as, doubtless, chosen were you. Also sacrificed be to had yours, course of, so and, passed has she which through illness some in possibly very, off cut been had hers. Tresses her upon came you chance curious a by. Attentions his desired longer no she that and, happy perfectly was Rucastle Miss that, gesture your from afterwards and, you saw he whenever, laughter your from convinced was he, her like so were and dress girl's the wore you as, doubt no fiancé--and her hers--possibly of friend some undoubtedly was road the in man the. Her with communicate to endeavouring from him prevent to night at loose let is dog the. Clear fairly is much so. Child the of disposition the is case the in point serious most the."

"It with do to that has earth on what?" Ejaculated I.

"Parents the of study the by child a of tendencies the to as light gaining continually are man medical a as you, Watson dear my. Valid equally is converse the that see you don't. Children their studying by parents of character the into insight real first my gained frequently have I. Power their in is who girl poor the for evil bodes it, mother his from or, suspect should I as, father smiling his from this derives he whether and, sake cruelty's for merely, cruel abnormally is disposition child's this."

"Mr, right are you that sure am I. Client our cried", holmes. "It hit have you that certain me make which me to back come things thousand a. Creature poor this to help bringing in instant an not lose us let, oh."

"Man cunning very a with dealing are we for, circumspect be must we. O'clock seven until nothing do can we. Mystery the solve we before long be not will it and, you with be shall we hour that at."

Public-house wayside a at trap our up put having, Beeches Copper the reached we when seven just was it for, word our as good as were we. Door-step the on smiling standing been not Hunter Miss had even house the mark to sufficient were, sun setting the of light the in metal burnished like shining leaves dark their with, trees of group the.

"It managed you have?" Holmes asked.

Downstairs somewhere from came noise thudding loud a. "Mrs is that. She said", cellar the in toller. "Rug kitchen the on snoring lies husband her. Mr of duplicates the are which, keys his are here. Rucastle's."

"Indeed well done have you!" Enthusiasm with Holmes cried. "Business black this of end the see soon shall we and, way the lead now."

Described had Hunter Miss which barricade the of front in ourselves found and, passage a down on followed, door the unlocked, stair the up passed we. Bar transverse the removed and cord the cut holmes. Success without but, lock the in keys various the tried he then. Over clouded face Holmes' silence the at and, within from came sound no.

"He said", late too not are we that trust I. "You without in go better had we that, Hunter Miss, think I. In way our make cannot we whether see shall we and, it to shoulder your put, Watson, now."

Strength united our before once at gave and door rickety old an was it. Room the into rushed we together. Empty was it. Linen of basketful a and, table small a, bed pallet little a save furniture no was there. Gone prisoner the and, open was above skylight the.

"Off victim his carried has and intentions Hunter's Miss guessed has beauty this"; Holmes said", here villainy some been has there."

"How but?"

"Skylight the through. It managed he how see soon shall we." Roof the onto up himself swung he. "Eaves the against ladder light long a of end the here's", cried he", yes, ah. It did he how is that."

"Away went Rucastles the when there not was ladder the"; Hunter Miss said", impossible is it but."

"It done and back come has he. Man dangerous and clever a is he that you tell I. Stair the upon now hear I step whose he were this if surprised much very be not should I. Ready pistol your have to you for well as be would it that, Watson, think I."

Hand his in stick heavy a with, man burly and fat very a, room the of door the at appeared man a before mouth his of out hardly were words the. Him confronted and forward sprang Holmes Sherlock but, him of sight the at wall the against shrunk and screamed Hunter miss.

"Villain you!" daughter your where's", he said?"

Skylight open the at up then and, round eyes his cast man fat the.

"Thieves you", shrieked he", that you ask to me for is it! Thieves and spies! I have, you caught have I? Power my in are you. You serve i'll!" Go could he as hard as stairs the down clattered and turned he.

"Dog the for gone he's!" Hunter Miss cried.

"I said", revolver my have I.

"Together stairs the down rushed all we and, Holmes cried", door front the close better. To listen to dreadful was it which sound worrying horrible a with, agony of scream a then and, hound a of baying the heard we when hall the reached hardly had we. Door side a at out staggering came limbs shaking and face red a with man elderly an.

"God my!" cried he. "Dog the loosed has someone. Days two for fed been not it's. Late too be it'll or, quick, quick!"

Us behind hurrying Toller with, house the of angle the round and out rushed I and holmes. Ground the upon screamed and writhed he while, throat Rucastle's in buried muzzle black its, brute famished huge the was there. Neck his of creases great the in meeting still teeth white keen its with over fell it and, out brains its blew I, up running. House the into, mangled horribly but living, him carried and them separated we labour much with. Pain his relieve to could I what did I, wife his to news the bear to Toller sobered the dispatched having and, sofa drawing-room the upon him laid we. Room the entered woman gaunt, tall a and, opened door the when him round assembled all were we.

"Mrs. Toller!" Hunter Miss cried.

"Miss, yes. Mr. You to up went he before back came he when out me let rucastle. Wasted were pains your that you told have would I for, planning were you what know me let didn't you pity a is it, miss, ah."

"Ha!" Her at keenly looking, Holmes said. "Mrs that clear is it.
Else anyone than matter this about more knows toller."

"Know I what tell to enough ready am I and, do I, sir, yes."

"Dark the in still am I that confess must I which on points several are there for it hear us let and, down sit, pray, then."

"Cellar the from out got ha' could I if now before so done have I'd and"; she said", you to clear it make soon will I. Too friend Alice's Miss was I that and, friend your stood that one the was I that remember you'll, this over business police-court there's if.

"Again married father her that time the from, wasn't Alice Miss, home at happy never was she. Mr met she after until her for bad became really never it but, anything in say no had and like slighted was she. House friend's a at fowler. Mr in everything left just but them about word a said never she that, was she, patient and quiet so was she but, will by own her of rights had Alice Miss, learn could I as well as. Hands rucastle's. It on stop a put to time it thought father her then, him give would law the that all for ask would who, forward coming husband a of chance a was there when but; her with safe was he knew he. Money her use could he, not or married she whether that so, paper a sign to her wanted he. Door death's at was weeks six for and, brain-fever got she until her worrying on kept he, it do wouldn't she when. Be could man as true as her to stuck he and, man young her in change no make didn't that but; off cut hair beautiful her with and, shadow a to worn all, last at better got she then."

"Remains that all deduce can I that and, clear fairly matter the makes us tell to enough good been have you what that think I", Holmes said", ah. Mr. Imprisonment of system this to took, presume I, then rucastle?"

"Sir, yes."

"Mr of persistence disagreeable the of rid get to order in London from down Hunter Miss brought and. Fowler."

"Sir, it was that."

"Mr but. His as same the were interests your that you convincing in, otherwise or metallic, arguments certain by succeeded you met having and, house the blockaded, be should seaman good a as, man persevering a being fowler."

"Mr. Mrs said", gentleman free-handed, kind-spoken very a was fowler. Serenely toller.

"Out gone had master your when moment the at ready be should ladder a that and, drink of want no have should man good your that managed he way this in and."

"Happened it as just, sir, it have you."

"Mrs, apology an you owe we sure am I. Us puzzled which everything up cleared certainly have you for", Holmes said", toller. Mrs and surgeon country the comes here and. One questionable a rather is now standi locus our that me to seems it as, Winchester to back Hunter Miss escort best had we that, Watson, think I so, rucastle."

Door the of front in beeches copper the with house sinister the of mystery the solved was thus and. Mr. Wife devoted his of care the through solely alive kept, man broken a always was but, survived rucastle. Them from part to difficult it finds he that life past Rucastle's of much so know probably who, servants old their with live still they. Mr. Mauritius of island the in appointment government a of holder the now is he and, flight their after day the Southampton in, license special by, married were Rucastle Miss and fowler. Success considerable with met has she that believe I where, Walsall at school private a of head the now is she and, problems his of one of centre the be to ceased had she once when her in interest further no manifested, disappointment my to rather, Holmes friend my, Hunter Violet Miss to as.

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