=首页128No wonder that he failed to react to a slight clinking, hardly more than would be made by the scratch of wire in a lock.
“What happened? Who done this?” repeated Jeff.“I wish your buddies and that-there Whiteside would do as much, then.”
The one in the airplane, Dick argued, was “the one”—and the one on the yacht was a substitute.
211“Good night!” Sandy was amazed. “Jeff, that’s the family history of the Everdails, that I saw when I visited the farm boys and found out you and Mimi were married.”
=首页:“Now we’ll climb!” decided Sandy.
“Oh!”—Sandy almost screamed the word as the dull, hollow knocks came again.They raced down the sloping woods path.
“I—” Sandy made up his mind to see if he could startle Jeff into a change of expression and changed his stammering indecision into a cool retort:
“What is it?” eagerly. Sandy wanted details.。
“They may go anywhere,” Dick declared.。
“Serena, explain that!” he added.。
“He might be as much of a fanatic as that,” admitted Larry, but not with any great delight—he had always liked Jeff. “He is as superstitious as a heathen.”。