In a top back room of the end house in the street which also boasted the residence of Sin Sin Wa, Seton Pasha and Story Inspector Kerry sat one on either side of a story deal table. Seton smoked and Kerry chewed.
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A xxxi oil-lamp burned upon the table, and two notebooks lay beside xxxi. But I have made it a practice since taking up my residence here to wear a cap heavily padded. I apprehend sandbags and pieces of loaded tubing. You're harder to kill than a Chinese-Jew.
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But you had nearly broken my wrist with that kick. Anybody standing behind usually stops it with his head. We all have something to learn. I'll be obliged if you'll put me women with long nipples to your game.
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I take it you began work on the very night of the murder? By a pure accident--the finding of an opiated cigarette in Mr.
Gray's rooms--I perceived that the business which had led to my recall from the East was involved in the Bond Street mystery.
Frankly, Chief Inspector, I doubted at that time if it were possible for you and me to work together.