"The offering of the reward, sir," Inspector Jacks said, "can do no harm, and it may possibly assist us very materially."
"I took the liberty of waiting upon you, sir, to ask whether the idea of a reward for so large a sum came spontaneously from your department?"
The offering of a reward like this, if it emanates from the source which I suspect that it does, gives a solid foundation to my theories.
The news of the reward came to us at Scotland Yard this morning.
The reward which has been offered is a large one, and it is not for me to question the bona fide nature of it.
That ye might become weary of the words "reward
," "retribution," "punishment," "righteous vengeance."--
But when he left, he left in great spirits, for he perceived that just by pure luck and no troublesome labor he had accomplished several delightful things: he had touched both men on a raw spot and seen them squirm; he had modified Wilson's sweetness for the twins with one small bitter taste that he wouldn't be able to get out of his mouth right away; and, best of all, he had taken the hated twins down a peg with the community; for Blake would gossip around freely, after the manner of detectives, and within a week the town would be laughing at them in its sleeve for offering a gaudy reward for a bauble which they either never possessed or hadn't lost.
Why, I said at the time that no thief and no thief's pal was going to try to pawn or sell a thing where he knowed the pawnbroker could get both rewards by taking HIM into camp with the swag.
M'ganwazam is determined to win the reward the white man has offered."
"I had forgotten the reward," said Tarzan, half to himself, and then he added, "How may M'ganwazam hope to collect the reward now that the white men who are my enemies have left his country and gone he knows not where?"
But what shall I give you as a reward to begin with?'
'You are a mighty Prince, but at the same time you have a kind heart, which deserves to be rewarded. Would you like to have the most beautiful woman in the world for your wife?'
If you or the Baron attempts to hurry me out of this world, or to deprive me of my thousand pounds reward, I shall tell the doctor where he will find a few lines of writing, which describe your ladyship's plot.
"Suppose you were asked to do a perfectly easy thing," she says; "and suppose you were rewarded for doing it by a present of a thousand pounds, as a legacy for your widow?"
Therefore in chariot fighting, when ten or more chariots have been taken, those should be rewarded
who took the first.