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THE BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS

what seemed like a thumb and forefinger. Give me some brandy.'
`How are we to get it out of there?'
`What about a landing-net?'
`No good. It would be too smart for us. I tell you, Saunders, it can cover the.ground far faster than I can walk. But I think I see how we can manage it. The two books at the ends of the shelf are big ones, that go right back against the wall. The others are very thin. I'll take out one at a time, and you slide the rest along, until we have it squashed between the end two.'
It certainly seemed to be the best plan. One by one as they took out the books, the space behind grew smaller and smaller. There was something in it that was certainly very much alive. Once they caught sight of fingers feeling for a way of escape. At last they had it pressed between the two big books.
`There's muscle there, if there isn't warm flesh and blood,' said Saunders, as he held them together. `It seems to be a hand right enough, too. I suppose this is a sort of infectious hallucination. I've read about such cases before.'
`Infectious fiddlesticks!' said Eustace, his face white with anger; `bring the thing downstairs. We'll get it back into the box.'
It was not altogether easy, but they were successful at last. `Drive in the screws,' said Eustace; `we won't run any risks. Put the box in this old desk of mine. There's nothing in it that I want. Here 's the key. Thank goodness there's nothing wrong with the lock.'
`Quite a lively evening,' said Saunders. `Now let's hear more about your uncle.'
They sat up together until early morning. Saunders had no desire for sleep. Eustace was trying to explain and to forget; to conceal from himself a fear that he had never felt beforethe fear of walking alone down the long corridor to his bedroom.
`Whatever it was,' said Eustace to Saunders on the following

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