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VPC官方网【址:a g 9 559⒐ v i p】<  "We must accept your terms, Mr. Holmes. No doubt you are right,and it is unreasonable for us to expect you to act unless we giveyou our entire confidence."   "Strand postmark, and dispatched ten thirty-six," said Holmes,reading it over and over. "Mr. Overton was evidently considerablyexcited when he sent it, and somewhat incoherent in consequence. Well,well, he will be here, I daresay, by the time I have looked throughthe Times, and then we shall know all about it. Even the mostinsignificant problem would be welcome in these stagnant days."Things had indeed been very slow with us, and I had learned to dreadsuch periods of inaction, for I knew by experience that my companion'sbrain was so abnormally active that it was dangerous to leave itwithout material upon which to work. For years I had graduallyweaned him from that drug mania which had threatened once to check hisremarkable career. Now I knew that under ordinary conditions he nolonger craved for this artificial stimulus, but I was well awarethat the fiend was not dead but sleeping, and I have known that thesleep was a light one and the waking near when in periods ofidleness I have seen the drawn look upon Holmes's ascetic face, andthe brooding of his deep-set and inscrutable eyes. Therefore I blessedthis Mr. Overton whoever he might be, since he had come with hisenigmatic message to break that dangerous calm which brought moreperil to my friend than all the storms of his tempestuous life.As we had expected, the telegram was soon followed by its sender,and the card of Mr. Cyril Overton, Trinity College, Cambridge,announced the arrival of an enormous young man, sixteen stone of solidbone and muscle, who spanned the doorway with his broad shoulders, andlooked from one of us to the other with a comely face which washaggard with anxiety.

    "Well?" I asked at last.

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   "Misfortunes never come single," said Phelps, smiling, though it wasevident that his adventure had somewhat shaken him.

    "There's the village," said the driver, pointing to a cluster ofroofs some distance to the left; "but if you want to get to the house,you'll find it shorter to get over this stile, and so by the foot-pathover the fields. There it is, where the lady is walking.""And the lady, I fancy, is Miss Stoner," observed Holmes, shadinghis eyes. "Yes, I think we had better do as you suggest."We got off, paid our fare, and the trap rattled back on its way toLeatherhead.

    "`It would be injustice to hesitate,' said he. `You will,however, I am sure, excuse me for taking an obvious precaution.'With that he seized my hair in both his hands, and tugged until Iyelled with the pain. `There is water in your eyes,' said he ashe released me. `I perceive that all is as it should be. But wehave to be careful, for we have twice been deceived by wigs andonce by paint. I could tell you tales of cobbler's wax whichwould disgust you with human nature.' He stepped over to thewindow and shouted through it at the top of his voice that thevacancy was filled. A groan of disappointment came up from below,and the folk all trooped away in different directions until therewas not a red-head to be seen except my own and that of themanager.

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   "None."<  "Have you arranged for a search?"

    "Very good, Mr. Holmes."

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   "Yes, yes, you had better go. Now, Mr. Holmes, what have you tosay?"

    I seized a carafe from a side-table and rushed to his aid. At thesame moment the butler and several footmen ran in from the hall. Iremember that one of them fainted as I knelt by the injured man andturned that awful face to the light of the lamp. The vitriol waseating into it everywhere and dripping from the ears and the chin. Oneeye was already white and glazed. The other was red and inflamed.The features which I had admired a few minutes before were now likesome beautiful painting over which the artist has passed a wet andfoul sponge. They were blurred, discoloured, inhuman, terrible.In a few words I explained exactly what had occurred, so far asthe vitriol attack was concerned. Some had climbed through thewindow and others had rushed out on to the lawn, but it was dark andit had begun to rain. Between his screams the victim raged and ravedagainst the avenger. "It was that hell-cat, Kitty Winter!" he cried."Oh, the she-devil! She shall pay for it! She shall pay! Oh, God inheaven, this pain is more than I can bear!"

<  "It came here."   I have wondered whether Ian-"

    But the inspector was mistaken, for those criminals were notdestined to fall into the hands of justice. As we rolled into EyfordStation we saw a gigantic column of smoke which streamed up frombehind a small clump of trees in the neighbourhood and hung like animmense ostrich feather over the landscape.


<  "No violence, Billy. Don't be rough with him. If you tell him thatCount Sylvius wants him he will certainly come."   "No."

    "You have come to see his Grace? I am sorry, but the fact is thatthe Duke is far from well. He has been very much upset by the tragicnews. We received a telegram from Dr. Huxtable yesterday afternoon,which told us of your discovery."





VPC官方网陈德霖“可怜”的双黄连,快被网友们玩坏了,板蓝根心有戚戚焉   "Well, down they came to the west country, there was no shaking themoff, and there they have lived rent free on my best land ever since.There was no rest for me, no peace, no forgetfulness; turn where Iwould, there was his cunning, grinning face at my elbow. It grew worseas Alice grew up, for he soon saw I was more afraid of her knowing mypast than of the police. Whatever he wanted he must have, and whateverit was I gave him without question, land, money, houses, until at lasthe asked a thing which I could not give. He asked for Alice."His son, you see, had grown up, and so had my girl, and as I wasknown to be in weak health, it seemed a fine stroke to him that hislad should step into the whole property. But there I was firm. I wouldnot have his cursed stock mixed with mine; not that I had anydislike to the lad, but his blood was in him, and that was enough. Istood firm. McCarthy threatened. I braved him to do his worst. We wereto meet at the pool midway between our houses to talk it over."When I went down there I found him talking with his son, so Ismoked a cigar and waited behind a tree until he should be alone.But as I listened to his talk all that was black and bitter in meseemed, to come uppermost. He was urging his son to marry mydaughter with as little regard for what she might think as if she werea slut from off the streets. It drove me mad to think that I and allthat I held most dear should be in the power of such a man as this.Could I not snap the bond? I was already a dying and a desperateman. Though clear of mind and fairly strong of limb, I knew that myown fate was sealed. But my memory and my girl! Both could be saved ifI could but silence that foul tongue. I did it, Mr. Holmes."I would do it again. Deeply as I have sinned, I have led a lifeof martyrdom to atone for it. But that my girl should be entangledin the same meshes which held me was more than I could suffer. Istruck him down with no more compunction than if he had been some fouland venomous beast. His cry brought back his son; but I had gained thecover of the wood, though I was forced to go back to fetch the cloakwhich I had dropped in my flight. That is the true story, gentlemen,of all that occurred." 【详细】

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