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THE CRAYFISH

Have heard a man may like to do a bit of research without others knowing of it till he's ready to publish."
" Yes," agreed Dr. Wendover, "men have had their discoveries stolen."
" But one day I heard a second person come in, after he'd been working there quietly by himself some time. It was Mrs. Smirke. I heard her voice."
He rose and hit the plank roof. "You see, you couldn't fail. I didn't want to eavesdrop, but the storm broke straight away. Her `What are you doing?' might have made a quieter man than Smirke ask her to mind her business. He didn't, though, break out of a sudden. Said something, as far as I could catch, about a piece of natural history research. She was silent a bit. I could hear her step coming across the room. She was evidently going closer, to see what he was up to. Then she practically broke out right over my head here. `You're torturing the poor thing!' He growled back, `Don't be a fool, Marion.' `But look, it's lying on its side. It's dying.' `Well, you're not a vegetarian!' She was very fond of her food, true enough, and a big eater. `You've no right to torture a dumb beast for your beastly science.' `I'm not torturing it,' he shouted back.
" By that time, as I couldn't get out and couldn't help hearing, I felt I couldn't do much harm if I saw as well as heard. I couldn't think what it was they were making all this row over." Calkin got up and moved to a further corner of the furnace catacomb.
" You see, if you stand on this step-it's the first of an old flight which used to lead into the house-you're raised up

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