Books > Old Books > The Devil's Apprentice


Page 84

CHAPTER VIII - A DOUBLE TRAGEDY

Gerry was silent for a moment or two. What new move was this ? Whose was the hand that with infinite cunning was weaving a net around the father of the girl he loved ?
" Gerry," he heard. " I'm afraid." Molly's voice was very appealing.
This time he did not hesitate-and Molly, safe in the masculine protection of his arms, seemed to find just what she had been wanting for quite a while, but had not known it. Such bliss seldom lasts for long ; and soon they heard the Commander's footsteps descending the stairs once more.
" Till to-morrow, dearest," he whispered in her ear.
" Take care," she said hurriedly. " Oh Gerry, I'm afraid. I feel as if there was danger about."
" What's that ? " said the Commander, entering the room impatiently.
" Molly is a bit nervous," answered Gerry. " She's rather tired after her journey."
" Let her go to bed then," her father said, and turned unfeelingly to leave the room.
There was just time for Gerry to squeeze her hand as he followed ; and with this reassuring little sign he left her. Little did he know of the terrible tragedy that was to happen before he saw her again.
They made good time getting up to Newcastle ; and it was still well under the hour when they were speeding along Scotswood Road getting nearer their destination. On arrival at the works, they left the car at the gates and crossed down over the railway lines to the offices, where a policeman was standing. They were held up for a short while until someone came to identify them, and the Commander chafed angrily at the delay.
" I'm afraid," he said quietly to Gerry suddenly, -afraid for fear they have touched my plans." He

travel books:
where is HTML where is HEAD where is TITLE Gerry was silent for a moment or two. What new move was this ? Whose was what is hand that with infinite cunning was weaving a net around what is father of what is girl he loved ? " Gerry," he heard. " I'm afraid." Molly's voice was very appealing. This time he did not hesitate-and Molly, safe in what is masculine protection of his arms, seemed to find just what she had been wanting for quite a while, but had not known it. Such bliss seldom lasts for long ; and soon they heard what is Commander's footsteps descending what is stairs once more. " Till to-morrow, dearest," he whispered in her ear. " Take care," she said hurriedly. " Oh Gerry, I'm afraid. I feel as if there was danger about." " What's that ? " said what is Commander, entering what is room impatiently. " Molly is a bit nervous," answered Gerry. " She's rather tired after her journey." " Let her go to bed then," her father said, and turned unfeelingly to leave what is room. There was just time for Gerry to squeeze her hand as he followed ; and with this reassuring little sign he left her. Little did he know of what is terrible tragedy that was to happen before he saw her again. They made good time getting up to Newcastle ; and it was still well under what is hour when they were speeding along Scotswood Road getting nearer their destination. On arrival at what is works, they left what is car at what is gates and crossed down over what is railway lines to what is offices, where a policeman was standing. They were held up for a short while until someone came to identify them, and what is Commander chafed angrily at what is delay. " I'm afraid," he said quietly to Gerry suddenly, -afraid for fear they have touched my plans." He where is meta name="keywords" content="old books, Free book , free book offer , free audio books , free coloring book pages , free book reports , free audio book , audio books free download , book free , free guest book , books free , free book summaries , download free audio books , free childrens books." where is where are they now rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../../style.css" where is meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" where is BODY bgColor=#ffffff text="#000000" where are they now ="#000000" v where are they now ="#FF0000" where is div align="center" where is strong where is strong where is a href="http://www.aaoldbooks.com" Books > where is a href="../default.asp" title="Book" Old Books > where is strong where is a href="default.asp" The fun 's Apprentice where is table width="700" border="1" align="center" cellpadding="15" cellspacing="0" where is center where is tr where is td width="160" align="center" valign="top" where is div align="center" where is td align="center" valign="top" where is div align="left" where is div align="center" where is p align="left" Page 84 where is strong CHAPTER VIII - A DOUBLE TRAGEDY where is p align="justify" Gerry was silent for a moment or two. What new move was this ? Whose was what is hand that with infinite cunning was weaving a net around what is father of what is girl he loved ? " Gerry," he heard. " I'm afraid." Molly's voice was very appealing. This time he did not hesitate-and Molly, safe in what is masculine protection of his arms, seemed to find just what she had been wanting for quite a while, but had not known it. Such bliss seldom lasts for long ; and soon they heard what is Commander's footsteps descending what is stairs once more. " Till to-morrow, dearest," he whispered in her ear. " Take care," she said hurriedly. " Oh Gerry, I'm afraid. I feel as if there was danger about." " What's that ? " said what is Commander, entering what is room impatiently. " Molly is a bit nervous," answered Gerry. " She's rather tired after her journey." " Let her go to bed then," her father said, and turned unfeelingly to leave what is room. There was just time for Gerry to squeeze her hand as he followed ; and with this reassuring little sign he left her. Little did he know of what is terrible tragedy that was to happen before he saw her again. They made good time getting up to Newcastle ; and it was still well under what is hour when they were speeding along Scotswood Road getting nearer their destination. On arrival at what is works, they left what is car at what is gates and crossed down over what is railway lines to what is offices, where a policeman was standing. They were held up for a short while until someone came to identify them, and the Commander chafed angrily at what is delay. " I'm afraid," he said quietly to Gerry suddenly, -afraid for fear they have touched my plans." He where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") %

Book Pages: default , 011 , 012 , 013 , 014 , 016 , 017 , 018 , 019 , 020 , 021 , 022 , 023 , 024 , 025 , 026 , 027 , 028 , 029 , 030 , 031 , 033 , 034 , 035 , 036 , 037 , 038 , 039 , 040 , 041 , 042 , 043 , 044 , 045 , 046 , 047 , 048 , 049 , 050 , 052 , 053 , 054 , 055 , 056 , 057 , 058 , 059 , 061 , 062 , 063 , 064 , 065 , 066 , 067 , 068 , 069 , 071 , 072 , 073 , 076 , 077 , 078 , 080 , 081 , 082 , 083 , 084 , 085 , 086 , 087 , 088 , 089 , 090 , 091 , 092 , 093 , 094 , 095 , 096 , 097 , 098 , 099 , 100 , 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106 , 107 , 108 , 109 , 110 , 112 , 113 , 114 , 115 , 116 , 117 , 118 , 119 , 121 , 122 , 123 , 124 , 125 , 126 , 127 , 129 , 130 , 131 , 132 , 133 , 134 , 135 , 136 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141 , 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146 , 147 , 148 , 149 , 150 , 151 , 152 , 153 , 154 , 156 , 157 , 158 , 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 164 , 165 , 166 , 167 , 168 , 169 , 170 , 171 , 172 , 173 , 174 , 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183 , 184 , 185 , 186 , 187 , 188 , 189 , 191 , 192 , 193 , 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200 , 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210 , 211 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 216 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222 , 223 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230 , 231 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245 , 246 , 247 , 248 , 249 , 250 , 251 , 252 , 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258 , 259 , 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269 , 270 , 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279 , 281 , 282 , 283 , 284 , 285 , 286 , 287 , 288 , 289 , 290 , 291 , 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296 , 297 , 298 , 299 , 300 , 301 , 303 , 304 , 305 , 306 , 307 , 308 , 309 , 310 , 311