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That’s that you can say. ” He may perhaps odor the honeysuckle because it bore up the silver slope, and he heard the whippoorwill, liquid, plaintful, reiterant. “You suggest, you recognize the place she is? ” Snopes stated not anything. “And that for a value you’ll inform? ” Snopes acknowledged not anything. Horace close his palms and positioned them in his wallet, close opposed to his flanks. “What makes you think details will curiosity me? ” “That’s that you should pass judgement on. I aint accomplishing no homicide case. I wasn’t down there at Oxford trying to find her. in fact, if it dont, I’ll dicker with the opposite occasion. I simply have the option. ” Horace became towards the stairs. He moved gingerly, like an outdated guy. “Let’s take a seat down,” he stated. Snopes and sat at the step. They sat within the moonlight. “You comprehend the place she is? ” “I noticeable her. ” back he drew his hand around the again of his neck. “Yes, sir. If she aint—hasn’t been there, you could git your a reimbursement. I caint say no fairer, am i able to? ” “And what’s your rate? ” Horace stated. Snopes puffed the cigar to a cautious coal. “Go on,” Horace stated. “I’m unlikely to haggle. ” Snopes advised him. “All right,” Horace acknowledged. “I’ll pay it. ” He drew his knees up and set his elbows on them and laid his fingers to his face. “Where is—Wait. Are you a Baptist, via any probability? ” “My fogeys is. I’m putty liberal, myself. I aint hidebound in no feel, as you’ll locate in the event you understand me larger. ” “All right,” Horace acknowledged from in the back of his arms. “Where is she? ” “I’ll belief you,” Snopes stated. “She’s in a Memphis ’ho’-house. ” 23 As Horace entered leave out Reba’s gate and approached the lattice door, a person known as his identify from in the back of him. It used to be night; the home windows within the weathered, scaling wall have been shut faded squares. He paused and seemed again. round an adjoining nook Snopes’ head peered, turkey-like. He stepped into view. He seemed up on the condominium, then either methods alongside the road. He got here alongside the fence and entered the gate with a cautious air. “Well, Judge,” he acknowledged. “Boys could be boys, wont they? ” He didn’t supply to shake palms. as an alternative he bulked above Horace with that air in some way guaranteed and alert even as, glancing over his shoulder on the road. “Like I say, it by no means performed no guy no damage to git out every now and then and—” “What is it now? ” Horace acknowledged. “What do you need with me? ” “Now, now, pass judgement on. I aint going to inform this at domestic. Git that concept fresh from your brain. If us boys began telling what we all know, caint none folks git off a educate at Jefferson back, good day? ” “You recognize in addition to I do what I’m doing the following. What do you need with me? ” “Sure; sure,” Snopes acknowledged. “I understand how a feller feels, married and all and never being sho the place his spouse is at. ” among jerky glances over his shoulder he winked at Horace. “Make your brain effortless. It’s an identical with me as though the grave knowed it. basically I hate to determine a good—” Horace had long past on towards the door. “Judge,” Snopes stated in a penetrant undertone. Horace became. “Dont remain. ” “Dont remain? ” “See her after which go away. It’s a sucker position. position for farm-boys. Higher’n Monte Carlo.