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THE MAN THEY COULDN'T ARREST

and asked her daughter for the plain story of all she knew, the blunt truth with no adornments and no glossing over of difficult details.
And Mercia told her. With the same straight sincerity that had characterised the whole of their mature relationship, she told her mother the facts as she had gleaned them-almost forced themfrom the unknown resident of Notting Hill.
Mrs. Lyall listened in a stony silence. She knew even then that a dreadful blow had fallen somewhere, but, womanlike, she did not realise that the fullest force of it had fallen upon herself.
" Have you-have you any idea what he meant when he said we should be putting up the blinds at Greydene ?" she asked at last.
" I-I daren't think, mother. It is too terrible to contemplate. I am trying to hope that he was talking in the unpleasant slang terms of his type. People of that sort wrap their speech up in such queer idioms that sometimes one can hardly tell what they do mean."
" And you've no idea who he was?"
" Not the slightest. He was ringing from a callbox in the Notting Hill district, and he had been ringing since five o'clock. That shows that it was awfully serious-even if dad had got home last night."
" What can it be ? Oh, if only I could get rid of this dreadful suspense ! Dare we-dare we ring up Scotland Yard ? Perhaps we could inquire there

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