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They had reached the big sweep of gravel drive at the main entrance by this time, and his footman got out briskly to ring the bell. But, as if by magic, the big plate-glass doors opened wide to reveal a soberly dressed manservant waiting.
" My master is in," this grim apparition said, as the footman hesitated in surprise, "and he will see his lordship at once."
" You could have knocked me down with a feather," the footman confided later to the chauffeur. "Whyl I hadn't told him who we were!"
Lord d'Harlecourt was considerably relieved to find the changes inside the gloomy mansion. The scheme of decoration was bright and colourful, and the furnishings of the great hall, in which he stood waiting for a moment, were mostly magnificent specimens of Chinese craftsmanship. Big yellow and gold vases, full of red flowers, stood here and there, serving to complete a perfect picture. Yet, once again, he felt that twinge of foreboding-or was it fear? Why could he not get the memory of that brute out of his mind?
The servant now led him across the hall with its polished floor and Persian rugs, to a room at the far side. Tapping gently on the door, he opened it and stood aside to let Lord d'Harlecourt go through.
The nobleman hesitated just the fraction of a second, but he need not have been anxious, for he caught sight of the Priory's owner as he rose to greet him. The man before him was well groomed and well preserved. There was no sign in this face, with its neatly trimmed beard tinged with grey, of the ugly character of the other he feared to meet !
As Mr. Bernaldi rose to greet him, there was a grave smile upon his austere face, and he held out his hand;

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