grandfather out at the front ▓door, and then came back to the room ▓where Lyon was waiting.Calmly seat▓ing herself, she bent an inquiring and ▓unsmiling look upon him.It struc▓k him that she had shown nothing of her gran●dfather's tendency to unnecessary words.
have come at the request of Mr.Lawrence, who▓ wished me to bring you a message, Lyon said.▓
There was something like a● flash of light in her shadowy eyes, b▓ut whether it meant eagerness or anger, love▓ or hate, Lyon could not say.She bent that▓ same intent, unsmi
ling regard upon him, with ●only a deepening of its intentn●ess, as though waiting for his next word with● held breath.
Mr.Lawrence con▓sidered it important that I should see ▓you personally and at once, since he could ●not come himself to explain his reasons for wha
t▓ may sound like an extraordinary request, ●he went on deliberately.
She mo●ved restlessly.I have not ●seen Mr.Lawrence since--
Lyon in●terrupted.Pardon me, may I● give you the message before you say anyt●hing more Mr.Lawrence has been ●arrested on the charge o