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With that the colonel hastens off on the trail of the searching-party. He sees the lantern glimmering among some dark buildings beyond the side-gallery, and thither he follows. To all appearances the spot is almost a cul de sac of wooden barns, board-fences, and locked doors, except for a gateway leading to the yard behind the tavern.

A walk down a winding street, bordered by scattered cottages, inclosed by brown board-fences or railings, and tracked by a horse-railroad built for the Moultrie House, led us to the ferry-wharf, where we found our baggage piled together, and our fellow-passengers wandering about in a state of bored expectation.

She and I, he said, as he looked steadfastly at the canvas, she and I are the last of 'em. She will stay, and I shall go. They never painted me, except when the boys used to make pictures of me with chalk on the board-fences. They said the doctors would want my skeleton when I was dead. You are my friend, if you are a doctor, a'n't you? I just gave him my hand. I had not the heart to speak.

She and I, he said, as he looked steadfastly at the canvas, she and I are the last of 'em. She will stay, and I shall go. They never painted me, except when the boys used to make pictures of me with chalk on the board-fences. They said the doctors would want my skeleton when I was dead. You are my friend, if you are a doctor, a'n't you? I just gave him my hand. I had not the heart to speak.

She and I, he said, as he looked steadfastly at the canvas, she and I are the last of 'em. She will stay, and I shall go. They never painted me, except when the boys used to make pictures of me with chalk on the board-fences. They said the doctors would want my skeleton when I was dead. You are my friend, if you are a doctor, a'n't you? I just gave him my hand. I had not the heart to speak.