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THE MAN THEY COULDN'T ARREST

He peered in through the open window and strove to penetrate the gloom within. But the darkness seemed to well out and envelop him, thick and heavy as the folds of a black curtain.
He took out a torch and flashed it around. The glass was deeply frosted, and only a faint luminance shone from it. But it was sufficient to give him his bearings.
The place was a store-room of all the various commodities that came under the housekeeper's charge.
Dain climbed in without a sound and slowly closed the window behind him.
He opened the door and peeped out. The same impenetrable darkness met him. That end of the house was apparently little used. The servants' quarters were in the basement in the front of the house. He deduced that much from the existence of an area leading down to the tradesmen's entrance.
He turned his light on the lock of the door. The key was on the outside. Gently he removed it and replaced it on the inside. His operations in the room upstairs might call for a hurried and very urgent retreat, and it was just as well to make a few advance arrangements. Pursuing servants could be held up at that locked door long enough for him to make a quick get-away. He pulled the door to, but did not latch it.
From the store-room a passage, chill and airless, led each way. He chose the one that appeared to lead towards the front of the house. He crept up

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