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CHAPTER XXXIII - THE CLIMAX

butler. "Stand by, gentlemen. His Majesty is coming on the 'phone."
There was a dull buzz at the telephone box. He lifted the receiver and brought it through into the big room on its long stretch of flexible wire.
" Lights out, and curtains back," he said. " We will see the flash as Britain's power goes up in dust. Yes, your Majesty," he spoke theatrically into the 'phone. " We are awaiting the final blow. We stand here ready to drink your health. The time is approaching."
The atmosphere was electric. They could see, quite clearly, the shining river-mouth and the lighthouse with its flashing beams. They could see the abbey on the cliff-brow frowning down on all this horror. They could see the ship with its load of treacherous hounds aboard.
" Eleven-forty-four," cried the monster. " One minute more, your Majesty ! Count the seconds, gentlemen ! "
Their hearts were pumping like dynamos. Sweat stood on their brows. . . .
" Five seconds more-a toast to your Majesty and to you, my friends-Der Tag."
" Will you kindly put your hands up," came a calm voice from the darkness. Then the lights sprang on.
It was the poor demented Russian-and with him were ten special policemen with levelled revolvers ; but there was a new look in his eyes now !

For a few almost interminable seconds no one even drew a breath.
The man who had been standing there in so spectacular an attitude-gloating over the success of his schemes-had never thought they could go wrong. He had compelled the lieutenant to swear that should

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