Wlliam Gilmore Simms
Mellichampe: A Legend of the Santee >> Chapter XLVIII: Remorse >> Page 408

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Novel (Romance) | Redfield | 1854
Transcription 408 MELLICHAMPE.
everything well understood, so that there will be no confusion,
no delay. She does not suspect she seems satisfied ?"
Mighty well pleased."'Tis well. Thus, then, you will proceed. The sentinel
will be withdrawn from the gallery, and you shall have, at the
hour, another key to the padlock. Guide him forth as soon
as possible after the withdrawal of the sentinel : you know
the course ?"
Yes by the railing, and so on to the avenue.""Be particular, and do not leave the track for an instant.
Go now �I shall be out of the way ; seek Miss Berkeley, and
conclude your arrangements with her for to-night."
The half-breed left him.
To-night !" were the only words uttered by the tory as he
went toward the outposts, but they were full of import, and his
face looked everything which his lips forbore to utter.