My wife threw her arms round me

Sidney Paget


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Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “The Adventure of the Dancing Men,” p. 480.

Passage illustrated: “Something was moving in the shadow of the tool-house. I saw a dark, creeping figure which crawled round the corner and squatted in front of the door. Seizing my pistol, I was rushing out, when my wife threw her arms round me and held me with convulsive strength. I tried to throw her off, but she clung to me most desperately.” [continued below]

Formatting and text by George P. Landow

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