when Terenceasked him

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to grasp. Now theywere among trees and savages, now they were on the
sea, now theywere on the tops of high towers; now they jumped; now they
flew.  But just as the crisis was about to happen, something invariably
slippedin her brain, so that the whole effort had to begin over
again.  The heat was suffocating. At last the faces went further
away;she fell into a deep pool of sticky water, which eventually
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he saw nothing and heard nothing but a faintbooming sound,
which was the sound of the sea rolling over her head.  While all her
tormentors thought that she was dead, she wasnot dead, but curled up at
the bottom of the sea. There she lay,sometimes seeing darkness,
sometimes light, while every now and thensome one turned her over at the
bottom of the sea.  After St. John had spent some hours in the heat of
the sun wranglingwith evasive and very garrulous natives, he extracted
the informationthat there was a doctor, a
French doctor, who was at present awayon a holiday in the
hills. It was quite impossible, so they said,to find him. With his
experience of the country, St. John thought itunlikely that a telegram
would either be sent or received; but havingreduced the distance of the
hill town, in which he was staying,from a hundred miles to thirty miles,
and having hired a carriageand horses, he started at once to fetch the
doctor himself.  He succeeded in finding him, and eventually forced the
unwillingman to leave his young wife and return forthwith. They rea Dan Boyle Jersey
chedthe villa at midday on Tuesday.  Terence came out to
receive them, and St. John was struck by the factthat he had grown
perceptibly thinner in the interval; he was white too;his eyes looked
strange. But the curt speech and the sulky masterfulmanner of Dr. Lesage
impressed them both favourably, although atthe same time it was obvious
that he was very much annoyed at thewhole affair. Coming downstairs he
gave his directions emphatically,but it never occurred to him to give an
opinion either because ofthe presence of Rodriguez who was now
obsequious as well as malicious,or because he took it for granted that
they knew already what was to be known.  "Of course," he said with a
shrug of his shoulders, when Terenceasked him, "Is she very ill?"They
were both conscious of a certain sense of relief when Dr. Lesagewas
gone, le
aving explicit directions, and promising another visitin a few hours' time; but, unfortunately, the rise of their spiritsle
d them to talk more than usual, and in talking they
quarrelled.  They quarrelled about a road, the Portsmouth Road. St. John
said thatit is macadamised where it passes Hindhead, and Terence knew
as wellas he knew his own name that it is not macadamised at that
point.  In the course of the argument they said some very sharp thingsto
each other, and the rest of the dinner was eate Ryane Clowe Jersey
n in silence,save for an occasional half-stifled reflection from Ridley.  When it grew dark and the Joe Pavelski Jersey
lamps were brought in, Terence feltunable to control his irritation any
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