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And thus too, it happened, perhaps, that before the last echoes of the last chime had utterly sunk into silence, there were many individuals in the crowd who had found leisure to become aware of the presence of a masked figure which had arrested the attention of no single individual before.
It is no jest," replied in a deep voice the masked figure that held the lantern.
The king, more impatient than intimidated, turned to the other masked figure.
The second masked person to whom the king had addressed himself was a man of huge stature and vast circumference.
Louis looked all round him; but by the light of the lamp which the masked figure raised for the purpose, he could perceive nothing but the damp walls which glistened here and there with the slimy traces of the snail.
I touched Holmes on the arm, and he turned his masked face in that direction.
So Carter Druse, bowing reverently to his father, who returned the salute with a stately courtesy which masked a breaking heart, left the home of his childhood to go soldiering.
Women were playing; they were masked, some of them; this license was allowed in these wild times of carnival.
Masked, armed, and ragged, I was indeed fit carrion for a bullet or the hangman, and to one or the other I made up my mind.