There was also a trap-door in the floor of the principal workroom
, the use of which was known to nobody but the doctor and his two privileged men.
One sweltering afternoon--it was the first day of July, 1830-- he was at work over a set of tangled account books in his workroom
, which looked westward over a stretch of vacant lots, when a conversation outside disturbed him.
A light was in the hall, and I stole up with it to my workroom
to make my preparations, and absolutely to commit myself to an interview with the Count, before either Laura or Marian could have the slightest suspicion of what I intended to do.
He went back to the yards, and into the workroom. The men had left a long line of hogs in various stages of preparation, and the foreman was directing the feeble efforts of a score or two of clerks and stenographers and office boys to finish up the job and get them into the chilling rooms.
As the gangs came in day and night, under the escort of squads of police, they stowed away in unused workrooms and storerooms, and in the car sheds, crowded so closely together that the cots touched.
"Well!" resumed the citizen, "well, monsieur, my wife was abducted yesterday morning, as she was coming out of her workroom
His daughter did not question him as to the cause of this change in plans, for since those three days that her father had kept himself locked in his workroom
at home the girl had noticed a subtle change in her parent--a marked disinclination to share with her his every confidence as had been his custom since the death of her mother.
In such scenes and occupations the time wore on until nine o'clock, when Kate, jaded and dispirited with the occurrences of the day, hastened from the confinement of the workroom
, to join her mother at the street corner, and walk home:--the more sadly, from having to disguise her real feelings, and feign to participate in all the sanguine visions of her companion.
Before I was strong enough to endure the atmosphere of the crowded workroom
I obtained permission, as a favor, to resume my occupation at home.
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