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Convinced, sir. And why aren't you going to exploit t h e diamonds and t h e pearls? " the secret agent requested, making the most of Lester Leith's to press his virtue. Leith shook his head mournfully. "Can't do it, Scuttle. Sergeant Ackley's snooping. " "But Sergeant Ackley would not want to know whatever approximately it. " "Good ole Scuttle! Sentiment displays upon your intelligence, j u s t as—just as your loyalty displays upon—No, t h a s h now not correct. J u s t a s your loyalty—Well, in any case, Scuttle, j u s t as your quandary indicates . your loyalty. " "Yes, sir. probably you might have by no means t a okay e n complete benefit of t h a t loyalty, sir. " "Thash correct, Scuttle. maybe i have not. " "I discover, sir, t h a t you usually play a lone hand. If you would t a okay e m e extra into your self belief, i'll be of much more carrier to you. " Leith stared at him owlishly. "Thash thought, Scuttle," he stated, "but you cannot get prior to previous Ackley. he is too shrewdpermanent. " The undercover m a n acknowledged fervently, "I'd prefer to have your permission, sir, to specific my opinion of Sergeant Ackley. " "Go correct forward, Scuttle. move correct ahead," Lester Leith stated. The undercover agent went forward, with a fervor which left no room for doubting his sincerity, and Lester Leith listened with beaming approval. "Scuttle," he requested, "did you ever force mules? " "No, sir. " "Never r a n a tractor, Scuttle? " "No, sir. " Leith shook his head unfortunately. "Ish a present, Scuttle. I heard a m u l e skinner as soon as t h a t used to be virtually nearly as good, they usually shay tractor m e n get a superb voca—voca—vocabulary, b u t they cannot enhance on yours, Scuttle. " "You consider me, sir? " the secret agent "asked. ninety two one thousand TO ONE Leith stated, "I imagine you are a n very good pass judgement on of personality, Scuttle. Kno,w'm lika e-book, Scuttle. " The secret agent made daring to maneuver nearer. "If you'll inform me j u s t what you Had in brain, sir, i believe maybe i'll organize it. " Lester Leith acknowledged owlishly, "Wanted to determine approximately t h a t m a n Betcher, S c u t t l e . . . purty significant inner most detective, Scuttle, b u t you cannot inform approximately 'im. Somethin' fishy approximately t h ' complete company. " The secret agent stated eagerly, "Yes sir. i feel you are correct, sir. " Leith nodded. "Thank you, Scuttle. strong ole Scuttle. consistently stickin' up for me. " "And you meant to exploit Mrs. Randerman, sir? " "Thash ri', Scuttle. Thash the assumption. meant to exploit Miz Randerman. Going to p l a n t her within the resort, close to Besher. Goin' to have her flash losh of diamonds and pearls. i used to be goin* to place on a few fake whiskers and be 'er husband, Scuttle. Gonna have a faux housebreaking a n d lease Besher to guard t h e shtuff. might be Besher's a criminal, Scuttle. you cannot inform. not anyone c'n inform who is a criminal nowadays, even the crooks cannot inform. perhaps we would otta begin a census of crooks, Scuttle. Get 'em all t a b u l a t e d . . . " Leith nodded his head drowsily. The secret agent, understanding t h a t he needed to paintings quick, acknowledged, "You may perhaps cross correct forward with t h a t plan, sir, and'I imagine lets locate in some way of outwitting Sergeant Ackley. " Leith thought of the m a t t e r with the frowning focus of 1 who's having difficulty getting his eyes in right concentration.

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