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Charles Dickens: Barnaby Rudge
Chapter 50 (continued)
As it passed away upon its work of wrath and ruin, a piercing scream was heard. A knot of persons ran towards the spot; Gashford, who just then emerged into the street, among them. He was on the outskirts of the little concourse, and could not see or hear what passed within; but one who had a better place, informed him that a widow woman had descried her son among the rioters.
'Is that all?' said the secretary, turning his face homewards. 'Well! I think this looks a little more like business!'
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