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The Three Eyes

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Author: Maurice LeBlanc
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 61,604 / 176 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.8
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 2,597
Added to site: 2009.02.16
mnybks.net#: 23451

Translation of: Trois yeux.

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picked up a twig that had fallen from a tree and wag beginning to draw lines in the sand of the path when a whistle sounded.

"That's god-father's signal when he wants me in the Yard," she cried.

"No," I said, "to-day it's for me. We fixed it."

"Does he want you?"

"Yea, to tell me about his discovery."

"Then I'll come too."

"He doesn't expect you, Berangere."

"Yes, he does; yes, he does."

I caught hold of her arm, but she escaped me and ran to the top of the garden, where I came up with her outside a small, massive door in a fence of thick planks which connected a shed and a very high wall.

She opened the door an inch or two. I insisted:

"Don't do it, Berangere! It will only vex him."

"Do you really think so?" she said, wavering a little.

"I'm positive of it, because he asked me and no one else. Come, Berangere, be sensible."

She hesitated. I went through and closed the door upon her.

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