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( 202 1 staggered backinto the parlour, crying out that he¥wounded. A voice from the outside ಇಂrders to fire into the dark room, upon which a man stepped forward with a shortgun.in his hand. As this fellow stood in the act of firing, Sir John had the amazing coolness to look at his intended murderer, and, without making any noise that might point out the exact spot where he was standing, calmly calculated that the contents of the piece were likely to pass close to his breast without wounding him; in this state of firm expectation he stood without flinching ; the piece was fired, and its contents harmlessly lodged in the wall. As soon as the robber fired, Sir John made a push at him with his knife, and wounded him in the arm, which he repeated again in a moment, and the villain upon being wounded retired as the others had done, exclaiming that he was லுக் The robbersimmediately rushed forward from the parlour into the dark room,