The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Case of The Lamp That Went Out by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:|
and he seems to be quite sober now. But he hasn't said a word since
we arrested him."
Then followed the detailed report of the arrest, and the delivery of
the described pocketbook to the commissioner.
"Is that all?" asked Dr. von Riedau.
"Then you may go home now, we will take charge of the man."
The policeman bowed and left the room. A few moments later the
tramp was brought in, guarded by two armed roundsmen. His guards
remained at the door, while the prisoner himself walked forward to
the middle of the room. Commissioner von Riedau sat at his desk,