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ment on his desk, and his finger-tips were pressed together so that they were white and bloodless.
" I wonder ! " he muttered.
Tansy looked at Lazard in puzzled surprise. The Count seemed to be ignoring him ; all his concentration was fixed on the silent telephone. Tiny crow's-feet crinkled the skin at the corners of his eyes, and into his face had come the malignant look of the killer.
He raised his finger quietly for silence, and reached out slowly to the telephone. Gauging his distance to the instrument, he pounced. In one single snap-fire action he had snatched off the receiver and was ramming it hard against his ear. He listened with an intensity that might have damaged the drums of his ears.
But from the other end was nothing but a silence, nothing but a sheer absence of sound, unbroken by any one of those little hissings and gutterings that tell of a receiver off at the other end.
The only break in the chain of silence was when, in a few seconds, the clear treble of the telephone girl's voice came on at the exchange with her businesslike " Number, please ?"
Lazard pulled the instrument nearer to him.
" This is the Count Lazard speaking," he said suavely. " I'm sorry to trouble you, miss, but I think there must be something wrong with my telephone. Has anyone been trying to ring me up?"

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