The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln:|
you and she were sitting in the reception room, Mr. Clymer opened
the window. Did you close it on leaving the room?"
McIntyre reflected before answering. "I cannot remember doing so,"
he stated finally. "Clymer was in rather a hurry to leave, and
after bidding Mrs. Brewster good night, we went straight out to
the car and I drove him to the Saratoga."
"Then you cannot swear to the window having been re-locked?"
Penfield paused a moment. "Did you return immediately to your house
from the Saratoga apartment?"
"I did" promptly. "My chauffeur, Harris, wasn't well, and I wanted
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