If he was right, here was our quiet English house suddenly invaded by a devilish Indian Diamondbringing after it a conspiracy of living rogues, set loose on us by the vengeance of a dead man.
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The horrid mystery hanging over us in this house gets into my head like liquor, and makes me wild.
The woman who first gives life, light, and form to our shadowy conceptions of beauty, fills a void in our spiritual nature that has remained unknown to us till she appeared.
But the Law is still, in certain inevitable cases, the pre-engaged servant of the long purse.
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