The Watchers

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Author: A.E.W. Mason
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 59,440 / 168 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.6
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,108
Added to site: 2012.02.01
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where the men watched and watched.

Then the boy's story ceased, and the next thing I heard was a sound of sobbing. I looked up, and there was Dick Parmiter upon the table, crying like a child. Over against him sat Lieutenant Clutterbuck, with a face sour and dark.

"I'll not stir a foot or lift a finger," said he, swearing an oath, "no, not if God comes down and bids me."

And upon that the boy weakened of a sudden, swayed for an instant upon his feet, and dropped in a huddle upon the table. His swoon put every one to shame except Clutterbuck; everyone busied himself about the boy, dabbing his forehead with wet handkerchiefs, and spilling brandy over his face in attempts to pour it into his mouth--every one except Clutterbuck, who never moved nor changed in a single line of his face, from his fixed expression of anger. Dick Parmiter recovered from his swoon and sat up: and his first look was towards the lieutenant, whose face softened for an instant with I know not what memories of days und

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2012.06.10
Henry L. Ratliff
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* Why do they watch that house?

* A plea for help from a young boy may bring help.

* Not your affair, but.

* Smugglers, a girl, a mystery and a chance at adventure.


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