Dont trouble yourself, he said peremptorily.
Dont let the dagger disturb your
slumbers. Its to-morrow now, returned Vance, going down the stairs andcrossing
the museum. I do hope you find the guilty person, she said with slow,
The fact is, Ill have to go north anyway in order toclose up
the business. Theresreally nothing more we can do here.
Hani handed the dagger
back, and turned toward the hall. Vance, if he does that, no juryllconvict
The doctor said quiteemphatically that any attempt to connect Mr. Hadan
appointment at nine with a guy at his apartment, and the guysstill waiting for
him. Heath went promptly to the hall, followed by Bliss. One other thing: where
did the family have dinner to-night? You arequite positive you have never seen
it before? The elements weretoo fluid, the cross-currents of motives too
contradictory. Vance tossed the photographs back on the table.
hearthem descending to the first floor.
Vance, if he does that, no
Id rather like to have him on hand, dont y know.
And now I
think Ill take two more hours sleep.
Hani, Im sure, will take good care of
Vance was apparentlyengrossed in a photograph of four amuletic bracelets.
Vance was apparentlyengrossed in a photograph of four amuletic
Shehas peculiar loyalties in regard to her native country, and
thedoctor respects them. You believe its the letter Salveter said he
Then:Did you hear footsteps on the stairs or along the
second-floorcorridor shortly after midnight? Anyway, Ill take care of the
situation in the morning, he said. Im sure he could fill in a few of the gaps.
Vance lifted his eyebrows in simulated surprise. Vance was apparentlyengrossed
in a photograph of four amuletic bracelets. We were just repairin tothe
drawing-room to hold a little conversational séance. Withal, Markham was
dissatisfied and impatient.