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far. greater than mine, but unfortunately he speaks little English.'
`Dat ees so,' said Dr. Curtius, breaking silence for the second time. `Greek, yes, Latin, yes, Armenian, yes, Syriac, and Aramaic, but Engleesh hardly no.'
`The secret languages of dead mysteries,' said Miss Newton, `with words for things and experiences that mean nothing to us poor humdrum mortals. How I envy you!'
'What's that? What's that?' asked Canon Rathbone nervously. `As I was saying, the task of deciphering these palimpsests is extraordinarily difficult. You must remember that-'
But Stanton's eyes were fixed on Dr. Curtius. He had eaten nothing and was now slowly stirring his tea. Why was it that the motion looked so clumsy? Because he was stirring it from left to right, of course, and because all the time he was watching like, a great black cat the bird-like little figure of his friend on the sofa. What a horribly luxuriant beard the man has, thought Stanton, and then he found himself trying to see if he had a tonsure, only to avert his eyes hurriedly when Dr. Curtius looked up into his face with an enigmatic smile.
Canon Rathbone was still talking.
`. .. they were of course difficult to procure, extremely difficult to procure, and to tell you the truth we had considerable trouble in getting them out of the country. The task of deciphering them is laborious. We burn the midnight oil, Miss Stanton, we burn the midnight oil, and my eyesight is, unfortunately, not as good as it was, but Dr. Curtius is always ready to act as my spectacles.'
`It all sounds perfectly thrilling,' said Miss Newton. `And when are the results to be published?'
`I am afraid,' said Canon Rathbone, `I am afraid it may be rather difficult to find a publisher.'
`But the whole story, canon! It's a shame that it should be wasted. You should get Mr. Stanton here to write it for you.' Dr. Curtius and Canon Rathbone looked up at the same moment. Their eyes met, and it seemed to Stanton that Curtius nodded his head.

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