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  • "Do you know a man called Wrent?" asked Lucian abruptly.

    The Silent House

  • We -- that is, this lady and myself -- wish to know, firstly, how your husband came to be masquerading as Mr. Vrain; secondly, where we can find the man called Wrent, who employed your husband; and thirdly, Mr.. Clear, we wish to know, and the law wishes to know, who killed your husband. "

    The Silent House

  • "Yes, and perhaps with the murder of Clear; but we don't know if the so-called Wrent committed the crime.

    The Silent House

  • "Wrent did -- the man who lived in Jersey Street."

    The Silent House

  • If I knew why she hates Wrent, I'd be much more satisfied with her information.

    The Silent House

  • Wig and beard and venerable looks were all gone, and he recognised at once who Wrent was.

    The Silent House

  • Lucian did not at once adopt the plan to net Wrent -- whosoever he might be -- invented by Lydia, and approved of by Diana.

    The Silent House

  • He bought the cloak for the woman, visited the man Wrent at

    The Silent House

  • Therefore, giving no information to Link as to the little woman's whereabouts, Denzil told -- as coming from himself -- his idea that Wrent might fall into a trap set for him in the Pimlico House by means of Mrs. Clear's cypher.

    The Silent House

  • You know -- at least Ercole told me, and I suppose Mrs. Clear told you -- that she corresponded with Mark -- Wrent, I mean -- in the agony column of the _Daily Telegraph_.

    The Silent House

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