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Then, before I could collect my scattered senses, he added equally quietly, but with an air of regularizing things: "My friend here is Doctor Mull, the Duke's librarian.
No," replied Dr Mull quite simply; "and yet that is just what I mean by saying you are unjust to him after all.
I opened my mouth to speak, but Mull went on in oblivion of me, speaking out of the cavern of his hands.
But Mull swears it is the solemn fact that the lawyer, after shaking his knotted fists in the air for an instant, simply ran from the room and never reappeared in the countryside; and since then Exmoor has been feared more for a warlock than even for a landlord and a magistrate.
Now Dr Mull told his story with rather wild theatrical gestures, and with a passion I think at least partisan.
Father Brown," he said, "Doctor Mull informs me that you have come here to make a request.
I was awakened by a cry from Mull, who was also by this time at the Duke's side.
Now to get from there to the Linnhe Loch, the straight course was through the narrows of the Sound of Mull.
It was the germ of a thought, which, however, was destined to mull around in his conscious and subconscious mind until it resulted in magnificent achievement.