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CHAPTER XXXII - A HORRIBLE PLAN

from the waist in military fashion, and he shook them gravely by the hand. It was all so important and ceremonious that one could see the occasion was a great one.
" Ah ! my friends, at last the great day has arrived," said Herr Durkheim, when he had greeted them all.
A silent-footed butler, as soldierly in his bearing as the rest, had already loosed the wire around a magnum of champagne ; and at a signal from the host he let the cork go off with a plop ! Carefully and quickly he filled their glasses with the bubbling golden liquid.
" The Day," said Herr Durkheim, solemnly lifting his glass.
" Der Tag," echoed the six others, as they drank the wine to the last drop. Then, as one man, they hurled their glasses into the fireplace.-Never again would anyone drink a toast from those glasses !
Swiftly the glasses were replaced with new ones, and filled up by the well-trained butler. This time, they went over to the buffet and helped themselves to the rich food spread out for their enjoyment. Under this stimulus, conversation grew more and more intimate. Till at last even their frigid host began to relax.
" What a tale I have to tell you all," he said thickly, and his voice was hideous in its gloating.
" Herr Excellenz is a perfect marvel," said one of the bullet-headed Teutons.
" It is a great honour to have met you, Excellenz," said another.
" His Majesty never ceases to talk of you," went on a third.
The mention of the Emperor's name was the excuse for another toast. And food and wine were rapidly disappearing. But what did they care ? To-morrow could look after itself easily enough-when it came !
" To-night, my friends, when the clock strikes midnight we will be at war," said the man they called

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