runningman20130519“Fight, I say, or shake hands, or—” Here Jack paused, and his teeth were heard to grate harshly”“’He said that at first — as women of that stamp invariably do — she tried prevarication, but on being threatened that she should at once be given into custody if she did not tell the whole truth, she described the way in which you had run after the carriage, till as she said you were black in the face, and insisted on giving her all your pocket-money, your knife, and your watch. She added that my coachman John — whom I shall instantly discharge — was witness to the whole transaction. Now, Ernest, be pleased to tell me whether this appalling story is true or false?”“I did, said Sybil, indifferently.runningman20130519
  • 时间:
  • 浏览:280203