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She gazes indifferently on this scene. The yellowed print heightens her faraway look. Pola Negri can't help me a bit. The Lieutenant. He walked into Zelly's bar with Saint Georges around midnight, as arranged. Everything hap pened so quickly. I motion to them with one hand. I don't dare meet their eyes. I draw them outside the bar. The Khedive, Gouari, and Vital-Leca instantly encircle them, revolvers drawn. At that moment I look them square in the eye. They stare at me dazedly at first, then Night Rounds with a kind of triumphant scorn.
Some nights I was awak ened by cries of pain, footsteps hurrying to and fro on the main floor. The Khedive's voice. Philibert's. I looked out the window. Two or three shadowy forms were being shoved into cars parked in front of the house. The doors slammed. The drone of a motor growing fainter and fainter. Silence. Impossible to get back to sleep. I was thinking of M. de Bel-Respiro's son and his ghastly death. He certainly wasn't equipped to face that. And Princess de Lamballe would have been equally astounded to learn a few years beforehand of her own assassination.
That other night we had taken the same route after leaving L'Heure Mauve, a night club on the Champs Elysees. A rather listless crowd lounged around the red velvet tables and the bar stools : Lionel de Zieff, Costachesco, Lussatz, Methode, Frau Sul tana, Odicharvi, Lydia Stahl, Otto da Silva, the Chapoch nikoff brothers . . Warm, moist twilight. Scents of Egypt floating on the air. Yes, there were still a few islands in Paris where people tried to ignore "the disaster that has lately occurred" and where you could find a stagnant pre-war spirit of zestful living and frivolity.
Girl Held in Home by Elizabeth Searle