国社@四川|四川芦山:初心不改的致富带头人

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“北京赛车是公开的吗【6BrHy】”CHAPTERXXXI.ANURGENTCALL.Shewaitedjustforamomentineagerexpectation.Therewastheformagain,andthenthespurtandflareofgas.Whatwouldanybodywantgasforatthistimeoftheday?Thequestionwasansweredimmediately,forahandwentoverthegasflameholdingsomethingthatlookedlikeakettletotheflame.Thenthehanddisappearedandnothingmorewastobeseen,despiteHetty'spatience.

"Hereisthelatchkey,"hesaid."Thereareseveralofthem.Thereisnocaretakerintheplaceasyet.Goin,youhavenofurtherneedofme."

Itwasalongandwearyvigil,andwhentheclockstruckmidnightBruceheartilywishedhimselfoutofit.Itwasastrainonthenerves,too,sittinginthatdarksilenthousewaitingforsomethingthatmightnotcome.Lawrencedidnotusuallydisplayanybulldogqualities,buthesatongrimlynow.

Thedarkeyesweregleaminginthewhiteface.Despiteherrackingheadandhertiredlimbs,Leonawasgraduallysummoningbackherlatentforces.Herhandnolongertrembled,thewildbeatingofherheartwasstilled.

Hettyhesitated.Itseemedhardlyfair.Andyetsomuchmightdependuponherspeaking.NothingcouldsavetheCountessfromarrestnow.Rapidly,butclearly,shetoldProutallthattherewastotell.

Brucewalkedhomeslowlyandthoughtfully.Thesoundofachurchclockstrikingthehourofonecamevaguelytohisears.AsamatteroffacthewasmoredisturbedbyHetty'sdisclosuresthanhecaredtoadmit.Hettywasnotintheleastgiventohallucinations,and,afterall,therewassomethingmysteriousaboutCountessLalage.Still,shewassorich,andshewasafavouredguestinsomeofthebesthouses.

HewasgladtoseeLawrenceasusual.Hadhenotpreferredtheatmosphereoffinance,Isidorewouldhavemadeafinenovelistofthesensationalorder.Hisfineimaginationenabledhimtobringoffsomanyofthesurpriseswithwhichheconstantlyterrifiedhisbrothercapitalists.

Shesatdownquietlyforamomentwithherhandslockedtogether.Thatindomitablewillwasactingontherackedbody.Shecreptupstairsbeforedinnerwhiteandshaky;shecamedownshimmeringinwhite,anddiamondsinhermagnificenthairandcorsage,smiling,brilliant,asifshehadthewholeworldatherfeet.Hettylookedatherwithdazedadmiration."Inotherwordsyouproposetodragmyunluckyselfintohouse-breaking?"

Sofarashecouldseetherewerenosignsofdustordesolationaboutthecornerhouse.Thehallwascleanandbright,therewasathickcarpetonthestairs.Everydoorwasshutsaveoneonthefirstfloor,intowhichthefairbeautywiththelovelyhairledtheway.Fourorfivegasjetswereflaringawaywithahissingroar.Adraughtfromsomewheremadethemflickerrestlesslyonalargeroomabsolutelydevoidoffurnituresaveforanold-fashionedfour-postbedsteadinthemiddle.Theairwascloseandstuffy,asifthewindowhadnotbeenopenedformonths.Therewerebarredshuttersbeforethem.

CHAPTERIV.WEAVINGTHENET.

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