"Nor I," put in Loammi. 加拿大28送分app He was taken by the servant to an inside room on the upper floor. Of course there was no window, and the only light that entered the room was from the transom.[Pg 184] The steps paused before the door, but the door was not opened. In place of this they heard a key turn in the lock outside. It was clear that they were locked in."What are you going to do?""You will find nothing in this letter that will provide for your future prospects. Indeed, I wish to pass on to you a debt which I am unable to pay. "I shall not. You are pretty safe on that score, Ezra.""No better, Scott," and the father began to cough."Tell me what to write, and I will copy it.""Yes, father; but he only shook his head, and told me he could get plenty of boys at the wages he paid me, and perhaps for less." "You can go upstairs with Loammi," said Mr. Little, "and he will pick you out a suit that he has laid aside." 加拿大28送分app "Call Scott," said he."That is my pocketbook," said Mrs. Little, quickly. "Oh, Scott, how could you have taken it?"[Pg 104]That gave him an idea. He would look up the name of Ezra Little, and find out where he lived and what his business was. "That is a mistake," said Ezra, indignantly. "He is an impostor. He was employed by them, but has been discharged." It so happened that on Broadway he met Seth Lawton, whom he had not seen for a good while. Under ordinary circumstances he would have taken no notice of him, but now he had an object in speaking to him."He told me the circumstances. You assumed that the money he had in his possession was stolen." "Well, if he can do it in time. We wouldn't like to be disappointed.""Lor' now, you don't mean it! Didn't you know he was traveling with the earl?"He traveled slowly, having been told to make a thorough canvass of the places he visited. 加拿大28送分app "You shall have as good a one when you need it. It is only three weeks since I bought you a suit.""Yes; but I don't like to speak to Mr. Little.""But Willie is a well-grown boy of fourteen. Surely, out of old friendship, and to help his mother, you can pay him more.""Yes; they are getting shabby." "Take this," he said, "and when you have moved I will see what more I can do for you.""No better, Scott," and the father began to cough.