“We sat down and we drank and we yarned about old times.”

Sidney Paget


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Illustration for Arthur Conan Doyle's “The Adventure of Black Peter,” p. 538.

Passage illustrated: “I guessed that he had done the deed for the sake of what was in that tin box, and that he could afford now to pay me well for keeping my mouth shut. I found out where he was through a sailor man that had met him in London, and down I went to squeeze him. The first night he was reasonable enough, and was ready to give me what would make me free of the sea for life.” [continued below]

Formatting and text by George P. Landow

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