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THE MAN THEY COULDN'T ARREST

Mercia coloured and looked away.
" Good-bye, Miss Lyall," he said softly, and turned on his heel.
He got outside into the cool of the Strand and mopped his forehead. That had been a drastic half-hour in that restaurant, and he felt as though he was halfway through a Turkish bath.
But he had already had his lesson. Showing himself abroad in clear daylight was simply asking for trouble. His chief desire was to get back to his haven unobserved. He stepped into a readymade tailoring store and bought himself a new overcoat, a light one. Then he filled up the pockets with consumable stores and boarded a west-bound bus. There was less risk in travelling on a bus-top with his head hidden behind a newspaper than in walking boldly through the open streets.
The Aldwych approach was barred to him. He knew that all the Flying Squad vans in London would be concentrated there in a ceaseless patrol of the great thoroughfare.
He climbed off the bus opposite the Haymarket entrance to the Piccadilly Tube. As he stepped off the footboard he found himself looking full into the puzzled face of a police constable. All of a sudden the puzzlement cleared and the policeman jumped forward with an imperative :"' Ere ! Mr. Dain, I want you ! "
Dain ducked like lightning and shot into the station entrance, dodging through the streams of

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