沧龙=首页: 。 Wearisome though his vigil was, Sandy made the best he could of it by going over all the events that had happened. 拉布拉多
沧龙=首页“I haven’t seen much of you, I know.” Larry sat down on the swing by Dick on the latter’s veranda. “Daytimes I’ve been studying rigging and checking up on an airplane, because Tommy thinks a pilot ought to know everything there is to know about his ship because he may have to do things himself if he gets hold of a careless rigger.”And Dick, as they entered the hangar, rolled down the doors, set the switch at neutral and he was alone with Sandy in the pitchy blackness, echoed the sentiment.
Their shouts came in a chorus of helpless questions and suggestions.
He did not dare to find out. That “what” might be answered by “watching!”
“If the boat isn’t there when they bring up the seaplane, I’ll think you’ve hit the nail on the head,” Larry conceded.“No, sir! I won’t go up, today, even if you did plan to surprise——”
沧龙=首页:As they moved slowly along Larry, fending off a clump of tough grass into which the breeze sought to drift their rubber shell, caught sight of something dimly white, far in among the muddy grass roots.
They stared at him.Before the chums were clear of the runway, Tommy set down his ship, tumbled out and let the woman with him—the yacht stewardess—get out as best she could. “What do you mean, double-crossing me?” screamed Tommy at detective Whiteside. “Why have you tried to get the emeralds after you promised me half of them?”
“We know,” Dick broke in. “Don’t you remember that Miss Serena recognized the maid—Mimi—by her uniform?”Down the wood’s path raced Dick, Larry slightly ahead of him, the detective, older and not so quick, bringing up the rear.
“Why wouldn’t he take the rubber boat?” 74
“Oh—my shoulder!” the man cried out in sudden anguish.。
“What did he say to explain about his passenger not helping him, and then taking the boat?”。
He waited, becoming shaky with the strain, for what seemed like a dragging eternity.。