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to be more careful in future ! This unpleasant fellow was evidently after his life-but why ? Oh, Gerry could imagine a hundred reasons, though he had not expected this particular experience.
He became aware of a beastly taste in his mouth. Clearly his assailant had tried to make him swallow something, but fortunately the same paralysis which had stiffened his other muscles, had prevented his throat from functioning. Suddenly he realised that the stuff he had so crudely put out of his mouth whilst still in a dazed condition, was nothing less than some of this poison from the bottle on the floor.
At last he could move ! His first action was to rinse his mouth out well, with water, and clear it of the offending liquid. Then he looked at the bottle. His heart gave a jump. It was clearly labelled as a fatal poison, and one that acted quickly ! He had certainly had a narrow squeak. This note then ? He picked it up and opened it-slowly he looked at it in stupefied horror. He could hardly grasp it at first. It was on notepaper dated and addressed from his own home in Eldon Square, Newcastle, and the handwriting to all intents and purposes was his own ! The forgery was quite excellent. Even in his amazement he could not help admiring the skill with which it had been executed. But the brain behind it-the cruel calculating cunning of the mind which had conceived itwhat devilish ingenuity it revealed. Gerry was completely overcome by the horror of it ! There was someone at work against him whose power and craftiness were greater than anything he had ever yet experienced. It was going to be war to the death.It was to be either himself or his unseen foe ....! For the note was nothing less than a supposed confession that his was the hand behind both the attempt at Elswick when Panton died and the watchman was killed, and also that he was the one behind the robbery

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at Sir Robert's ! But the end was the Piece de resistance-it stated that when they found him, he would be dead-killed by his own hand, so that he might escape the penalty of his crimes !
And Gerry decided that for sheer devilry, that bit was the absolute limit !

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