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PETER LEVISHAM

with an invalid sister in a large house at Dulwich, one of the most peaceful homes I have ever entered, and in perfect keeping with his character. If a fairy were to turn Daniel Crockett into a chair or table, you felt that it would be just such chairs and tables as you found at Ventnor Place.
But why was he remarkable? I have often tried to find an answer to the question. There were three distinct sides to the man's life, Mark Lane and the City, his library and the Johnson Club, his pocket Greek Testament and the corner seat he occupied in the ministers' gallery in the Friends' Meeting House. Yet the three, with all their activities, though distinct, were congruous.
We were seated one evening in the library at Ventnor Place, when the conversation turned on Peter Levisham. I spoke of my first meeting with him, and I remember expressing regret that my advocacy had been the means of his acquittal. A verdict of `Guilty' might have spared so many innocent lives, might, indeed, have kept him innocent and spared his own. Crockett was silent for some minutes; I could see that he was deeply moved.
`I should like to tell you the story of my relations with Levisham,' he said at last. `My sister knows the facts, and at times we speak of them together; but she is the only person to whom I have confided them. Thirty years ago, on the evening of the first Friday in November, I was walking down Bishopsgate after attending a committee meeting. I had occasion to cross the road, and had almost reached the opposite pavement, when I was nearly run down by a rapidly moving dray. I had just time to jump aside and to clutch hold of a man who was closely following me.
" 'If you don't look where you're going, you'll lose your life one of these days."
`Before I knew what I was saying, the words had come from my mouth. The man looked at me with a puzzled expression, laughed, thanked me, and was gone. It was the most trivial incident, and yet one which disturbed me. I am, as you know, somewhat slow of speech, and though the occasion called

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