Professional thieves and the detective : containing numerous detective sketches : collected from private records
by Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884
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... will not be long in securing something to keep him from eating the bread of idleness." " You are quite welcome, sir. The little good me mother and I have, you and the rest shall share wid us !" Mrs. Buxton preceded the two men to the sitting-room. " You can stow me away almost anywhere. I don't carry i great amount of luggage at the present time, but have sent for my kit, which will arrive in a few days. Put me in the garret, or in the cellar, or in the kitchen, for the occasion, un- til you see a chance to change me for the better. I'm not at aJ) hard to please." IS 410 MRS. BUXTON'S HOTEL. " As for the matther of that, we hev all the space that ia needed." Excusing herself, when she saw her reflection in the mirror, the widow left the room, but soon returned, wi...
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