The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Case of The Lamp That Went Out by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:|
sharply while we were saying goodbye to our master and mistress.
Then I saw you pass twice again through the street and look up at
our windows. This morning I find you at our garden gate and
now - you will pardon me if I tell the exact truth - now you have
wormed yourself in here under false pretenses because you have no
right whatever to force an entrance into this house. And I ask
you again, what do you want here?"
Muller was embarrassed. That did not happen very often. Also it
did not happen very often that he was in the wrong as he was now.
The woman was absolutely right. He had wormed himself into the
house under false pretenses to follow up the new clue which almost