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In his haste he jostled against the hunchback, who fell heavily upon him, and the merchant, thinking he was being attacked by a thief, knocked him down with one blow of his fist.
As he spoke he held out his hand to the hunchback to help him up, but the hunchback never moved.
As the hunchback was one of the Sultan's private jesters, the chief of police resolved to defer sentence of death until he had consulted his master.
The chief of police, who was present to see that everything was in order, put several questions to the purveyor, who told him the whole story of the death of the hunchback, and how he had carried the body to the place where it had been found by the Christian merchant.
When I examined the body I found it was quite dead, and the corpse was that of a hunchback Mussulman.
Yesterday, at dusk, I was working in my shop with a light heart when the little hunchback, who was more than half drunk, came and sat in the doorway.
The chief of police and the crowd of spectators were lost in astonishment at the strange events to which the death of the hunchback had given rise.
Sire," replied they, "the hunchback having drunk more than was good for him, escaped from the palace and was seen wandering about the town, where this morning he was found dead.
Accordingly, the chief of police at once set out for the palace, taking with him the tailor, the doctor, the purveyor, and the merchant, who bore the dead hunchback on their shoulders.
With hunchbacks one may well speak in a hunchbacked way
What was the name of Victor Hugo's Hunchback of Notre Dame?
Daniel plays Igor, the hunchback who assists James McAvoy's Frankenstein in bringing corpses back to life.