赛琳娜神隐2个月“And how!” Jeff nodded. “Now, that-there Everdail necklace that was in his side of the family for generations—that wasn’t took out of the safe-deposit box once in a lifetime, hardly. Most generally the missus wore a good paste imitation.”
“Ho-ho-ha-ha! All the t-time, we were like mice racing around a treadmill.” Dick had to speak between chuckles. “All the time we ran around in circles so fast we didn’t see the end of the cage. Sus—suspicious Sandy! Thinking we would be trapped and held for ransom! Ho, golly-me! Look around you, Sandy!”
So sound was his argument that the others hurried with him to the concealment of the nearby grove, after Larry had thoughtfully cut out the ignition so that the propeller would not revolve if its observers flew low enough to distinguish its position.
It startled Sandy to see Jeff turn in at the old house, climb the veranda steps, cross the porch to the door—and go in.
“Certainly. That seemed to be the purpose, in the London hotel. A person as clever as that must have planned this entire affair and has undoubtedly accomplished his wish and vanished long ago—or else he can never be caught because we have no way to discover him.”
In the light of a flare, Mr. Everdail perused the pages.
赛琳娜神隐2个月:“He had that!” Sandy agreed.
The whole fifteen minutes that he stayed up were like moments of freedom—alone, master of his craft, able to control it as he would—there is not, in the whole world, another sensation to equal that of the first solo flight of a youthful pilot who combines confidence in himself with knowledge of his ’plane and how it responds.
Fast as a dart the hydroplane cut the surges. “Oh—ho-ho! Suspicious Sandy!—ho-ho!”
Amazed, Dick challenged Jeff’s statement.。
“You’ve twisted things that happened to fit what you wanted to believe,” argued Larry.。