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  • That eerie light died, and in the instant before the sound of the thunder came shatteringly, we turned about ... in time to see Cragmire

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • With my heart thumping furiously in my breast, I bent over him; and for the second time since our coming to Cragmire Tower, my thoughts flew to

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • Around and below me Cragmire Tower was profoundly silent, but a faint odor of cookery was now perceptible.

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • Cragmire Tower stood upon a very slight eminence, and what had looked like a green tongue, from the moorland slopes above, was in fact a creek, flanked by lush land, which here found its way to the sea.

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • With Cragmire Tower but a quarter of a mile off, Smith paused again, and raising his powerful glasses swept the visible landscape.

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • In this fashion the strange evening passed; and to the accompaniment of distant, muttering thunder, we two guests retired to our chambers in Cragmire Tower.

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • Cragmire Tower showed not the slightest evidence of tenancy.

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • Neither of us spoke a word until we stood at the gate of Cragmire Tower again; then:

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  • The ejaculation had a veiled significance; for our quest of Dr. Fu-Manchu had come to an abrupt termination by reason of the fact that all trace of that malignant genius, and of the group surrounding him, had vanished with the destruction of Cragmire Tower.

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

  • The gladness of the sun could no longer stir me; a chill and sense of foreboding bore me company, as beside Nayland Smith I entered Cragmire

    The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu

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