ASSASSIN


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ASSASSINAgricultural System for Storing And Subsequently Selecting INformation
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Pinocchio, not having listened to the good advice of the Talking Cricket, falls into the hands of the Assassins
"Out with that money or you're a dead man," said the taller of the two Assassins.
How, at the house of entertainment called the Break of Day at Chalons on the Saone, he had been awakened in his bed at night by the same assassin, then assuming the name of Lagnier, though his name had formerly been Rigaud; how the assassin had proposed that they should join their fortunes together; how he held the assassin in such dread and aversion that he had fled from him at daylight, and how he had ever since been haunted by the fear of seeing the assassin again and being claimed by him as an acquaintance.
In his passionate raptures, he at first forgot the fact that he had lately seen the assassin in London.
"The assassin must have entered by the window!" I cried;--"I will go to the window!" and I rushed from the pavilion and ran like one out of his mind.
The assassin, therefore, could not have passed either in or out that way; but neither could I get in.
D'Artagnan preferred the second means, and lifted the assassin onto his shoulders at the moment the enemy fired.
The old man sat awhile plunged in thought; then he looked up with a satisfied light in his eye, and said: "That this assassin should have put the affront upon me of letting me meet him on the field of honor as if he were a gentleman is a matter which I will presently settle--but not now.
At the same moment the count seized with his left hand the assassin's wrist, and wrung it with such strength that the knife fell from his stiffened fingers, and Caderousse uttered a cry of pain.
d'Herblay," continued Fouquet, "had been an assassin, he had no occasion to inform me of his plan in order to succeed.
"Any delay in arresting the assassin," I observed, "might give him time to perpetrate some fresh atrocity."
But if ye still keep silence, if through fear For self or friends ye disregard my hest, Hear what I then resolve; I lay my ban On the assassin whosoe'er he be.