I should have mentioned that shortly after Toby's disappearance
, perceiving the uncertainty of the time I might be obliged to remain in the valley--if, indeed, I ever should escape from it--and considering that my whole wardrobe consisted of a shirt and a pair of trousers, I resolved to doff these garments at once, in order to preserve them in a suitable condition for wear should I again appear among civilized beings.
I presume that I may take it as correct-- this article, for example, as to the disappearance
of the bride.
Have you remarked another thing, my friend - that is, since the disappearance
of our barks, during the last two days' absence of fishermen, not a single small boat has landed on the shores of the isle?
I am a private detective, and I am endeavouring to explain his disappearance
And U-Dor brought several who recounted the little that was known of the disappearance
of E-Med, and others who told of the capture of Ghek and Tara, suggesting by deduction that having been found together they had sufficient in common to make it reasonably certain that one was as bad as the other, and that, therefore, it remained but to convict one of them of Corphalism to make certain the guilt of both.
Further, he did not bother, save that there was a companion association, namely, that their occasional disappearances
into the beyond was likewise coincidental with the Arangi's departure.
It was reported that her ladyship's English maid had left her, before the disappearance
of Ferrari, to return to her relatives in her own country, and that Lady Montbarry had taken no steps to supply her place.
was as complete as that of "old man Eckert" himself--whom, indeed, the editor of the local paper somewhat graphically accused of having "reached out and pulled him in.
Without doubt he was on my trail, for we had long since learned that my disappearance
had been cause of deep concern to the secret service of the Oligarchy.
At the dinner in the glade she had not failed to notice--what every body else had passed over--the absence at the festival of the hostess's brother-in-law; and more remarkable still, the disappearance
of a lady who was actually one of the guests staying in the house: in plainer words, the disappearance
I very well remember the sensation which was caused by the disappearance
of Captain Morstan.
By degrees the consequences of these phenomena showed themselves in the disappearance
of organized beings, and by the disappearance
On the slow and successive appearance of new species -- On their different rates of change -- Species once lost do not reappear -- Groups of species follow the same general rules in their appearance and disappearance
as do single species -- On Extinction -- On simultaneous changes in the forms of life throughout the world -- On the affinities of extinct species to each other and to living species -- On the state of development of ancient forms -- On the succession of the same types within the same areas -- Summary of preceding and present chapters.
Indeed, the results of that still unknown science known as hypnotism, for example, were not more inexplicable than the disappearance
of the "matter" of the murderer at the moment when four persons were within touch of him.
Sapsea to suggest that the river should be dragged, that its banks should be rigidly examined, that particulars of the disappearance
should be sent to all outlying places and to London, and that placards and advertisements should be widely circulated imploring Edwin Drood, if for any unknown reason he had withdrawn himself from his uncle's home and society, to take pity on that loving kinsman's sore bereavement and distress, and somehow inform him that he was yet alive.