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The Argosy

Vol. 51, No. 6, June, 1891

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1891
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,546 / 119 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.4
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,167
Added to site: 2005.11.12
mnybks.net#: 11848

Edited by Charles W. Wood

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he immediate result of this discussion was, that as soon as tea was over, I went as far as the White Hart tavern in search of Sergeant Nicholas. I found him on the bowling-green, watching the players. I called for a quart of old ale and some tobacco, and before long we were as cosy as two old cronies who have known each other for twenty years. The morning had shown me that the Sergeant was a man of some intelligence, and of much worldly experience; and when I had lowered myself imperceptibly to the level of his intellect, so as to put him more completely at his ease, I had no difficulty in inducing him to talk freely and fully on that one subject which, for the last few hours, has had for me an interest paramount to that of any other. My primary object was to induce him to retail to me every scrap of information that he could call to mind respecting the Russian, Platzoff, who is said to have stolen the diamond. It was Mirpah's opinion

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