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THE MAN THEY COULDN'T ARREST

stopped, as stiff as a frozen rabbit, staring with rabid intensity at the man in the chair.
Dain muttered something inaudible in an apparently troubled sleep, and then relapsed into tired inertia again.
Lyall crept on foot by foot over the soft rug till he was within grasping distance of the gun. His hand went out to it silently, and as steady as a rock. In spite of the dreadful thing he intended doing, there was not the slightest trace of a reaction on his nerves. The hand going out to the gun might have been carved of white marble.
The fingers closed over the weapon slowly, almost lovingly, and he picked it up.
Dain lay without moving. He might have been oblivious of even his own existence, so log-like was his simulation of sleep.
Lyall's keen eyes glanced around the room. A revolver shot would make a bit of noise, and he wanted to see that the way of escape was open and easy of access. The window looked about the likeliest exit. It would mean getting up on to the bench, but he could do that without interfering with any of the paraphernalia. He could open that window, slip out, and close it behind him in something under thirty seconds. And it was hardly possible that any of the servants could get down to the laboratory from the top of the house in thirty seconds, even if they heard the firing of the shot.
Then his eyes chanced on Dain's rubber gloves

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