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THE BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS

bed and went on with his unpacking. A minute later he heard a shrill cry of terror. `Oh, Lord,' he heard, `it's in the glove! Quick, Saunders, quick!' Then came a smacking thud. Eustace had thrown it from him. `I've chucked it into the bath-room,' he gasped; `it's hit the wall and fallen into the bath. Come now, if you want to help.' Saunders, with a lighted candle in his hand, looked over the edge of the bath. There it was, old and maimed, dumb and blind, with a ragged hole in the middle, crawling, staggering, trying to creep up the slippery sides, only to fall back helpless.
`Stay there,' said Saunders, `I'll empty a collar-box or something, and we'll jam it in. It can't get out while I'm away.'
`Yes, it can,' shouted Eustace. `It's getting out now; it's climbing up the plug-chain.-No, you brute, you filthy brute, you don't!-Come back, Saunders; it's getting away from me. I can't hold it; it's all slippery. Curse its claws! Shut the window, you idiot! It's got out!' There was the sound of something dropping on to the hard flag-stones below, and Eustace fell back fainting.

For a fortnight he was ill.
`I don't know what to make of it,' the doctor said to Saunders. `I can only suppose that Mr. Borlsover has suffered some great emotional shock. You had better let me send someone to help you nurse him. And by all means indulge that whim of his never to be left alone in the dark. I would keep a light burning all night, if I were you. But he must have more fresh air. It 's perfectly absurd, this hatred of open windows.'
Eustace would have no one with him but Saunders. `I don't want the other man,' he said. `They'd smuggle it in somehow. I know they would.' .
`Don't worry about it, old chap. This sort of thing can't go on indefinitely. You know I saw it this time as well as you. It wasn't half so active. It won't go on living much longer, especially after that fall. I heard it hit the flags myself. As soon as you 're a bit stronger, we 'll leave this place, not bag

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