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Here they halted, and tied the colored men to the gate-post.
In the light of a street lamp we read "Laburnum Villa" upon the gate-post of one of them.
The wind was falling, but a mighty sea was still thundering in on Berande beach, the flying spray reaching in as far as the flagstaff mounds, the foaming wash creaming against the gate-posts.