Mr. Bidder left for London almost immediately after its receipt. He journeyed by the train which leaves Liverpool at 4.5 p.m., and is due at Euston at half-past eight. He took with him a black portmanteau. It was one of tolerable size. He was a spruce gentleman, and as he might be detained in town for a day or two he thought it would be as well to go provided. In his first-class compartment there was but one other passenger. This was a slight, weedy-looking gentleman, who was enveloped in a voluminous overcoat which was obviously not of English manufacture. The afternoon was dull, there was more than a suspicion of mist in the air; but though it was cool, it was still not cold enough for the average Britisher to sit muffled to the chin in a curiously shaped garment made of I rish frieze, apparently about an inch in thickness. Mr. Bidder eyed his fellowpassenger, though there was not much of him to be seen ;for, in addition to being muffled to the chin, he wore a soft felt hat which he had pulled down to his eyes. Mr.
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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1440072612
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