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So,” Hagood acknowledged quietly. “It’s that undesirable this time, is it? ” The reporter acknowledged not anything; they watched Hagood take his pockets from his hip pocket and open it. “This is the final, this time, i guess? ” he acknowledged. “Yes,” the reporter acknowledged. “They’re leaving this night. ” From the pockets Hagood took a skinny sheaf of cost blanks. “So you wont recommend a sum yourself,” Hagood stated. “You are utilizing psychology on me. ” “Whatever you could. Will. i do know i've got borrowed extra from you than i've got paid again. yet this time probably i will be able to. ……” He drew whatever from his coat now and prolonged it—a postcard, a coloured lithograph; Hagood learn the legend: lodge Vista del Mar, Santa Monica, California, the plump arrow drawn by means of a lodge pen and pointing to a window. “What? ” Hagood stated. “Read it,” the reporter stated. “It’s from mamma. the place they're spending their honeymoon, her and Mr Hurtz. She stated how she has instructed him approximately me and he turns out to love me okay and that perhaps while my birthday comes at the first of April. ……” “Ah,” Hagood stated. “That should be really nice, wont it? ” He took a brief fountain pen from his blouse and glanced approximately; now the second one guy, the caricature comedy centaur who were observing him quietly and gradually with the single shiny scorching eye, spoke for the 1st time. “Write on my again in order to, mister,” he stated, turning and stooping, proposing a large skintight expanse of dirty blouse, it sounds as if as not easy as a piece of concrete, to Hagood. “And get the hell kicked out of me and serve me right,” Hagood suggestion viciously. He unfold the clean on Jiggs’ again and wrote the cost and waved it dry and folded it and passed it to the reporter. “Do you will want me to signal anyth——” the reporter started. “No. yet will you permit me ask a desire of you? ” “Yes, leader. in fact. ” “Go to city and glance within the publication and locate the place medical professional Legendre lives and exit there. Dont mobile; exit there; inform him I despatched you, inform him I stated to offer you a few tablets that would positioned you to sleep for roughly twenty-four hours, and pass domestic and take them. Will you? ” “Yes, chief,” the reporter acknowledged. “Tomorrow if you repair the observe for me to signal you could pin the postcard to it. It wont be criminal, however it will be——” “Yes,” Hagood stated. “Go on, now. Please move on. ” “Yes, chief,” the reporter stated. They went on. once they reached domestic it was once nearly 5 oclock. They unloaded the bones and now they either labored, each one with a boot, quickly. It sluggish paintings, however the boots have been taking over a patina deeper and no more really good than wax or polish. “Jesus,” Jiggs acknowledged. “If I simply hadn’t creased the ankles, and if I simply had stored the field and paper while I unwrapped them. ……” simply because he had forgot that it was once Sunday. He knew it; he and the reporter had identified it used to be Sunday all day yet that they had either forgotten it; they didn't commit it to memory until eventually, at part earlier 5, Jiggs halted the auto prior to the window into which he had seemed 4 days ago—the window from which now either boots and pictures have been lacking. They checked out the locked door quietly for an excellent whereas.

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