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“【4Vwd】北京pk赛车开奖结果走势图”"It'stheregulatingmechanism,"saidtheother,monotonously,"Ikeeponforgettingthatyoucan'tknowthesethings.Yousee,itcontrolsme.But,ofcourse,it'soutoforder.That'showIcametobehere,inthisabsurdworld.Therecan'tbeanyotherreason,I'msure."HelookedsochildishlyperplexedthatArthur'ssenseofpitywasagainaroused,andhelistenedinrespectfulsilence.CHAPTERSEVEN

"Objecttowhat?"

"Whatthedevil!"Whatwasitthen—thisfeelingofafixationofhimself—ofaslowingdownofhisfaculties?Wasitsomestrangenewmaladyofthemodernworld,astateofmindasyetnot[Pg126]crystallisedbythepoetorthinker?Itwasdifficulttogetaclearimagetoexpresshiscondition;yetthatwashisneed.Therewasnophraseorwordinhismemorythatcouldsymbolisehisfeeling.

Pfft—Pfft—Pfft—Pfft—Pfft—

Thethingwasatoncepreposterousandrational,andtheDoctoralmostyieldedtoadesiretolaughhysterically.Then,withafinaljerkofthehandle,hestartedtheengineandopenedthedoorofthecarfortheClockworkmantoenter.Thelatter,aftermakingseveralabsurdattemptstomountthestepinthe[Pg135]ordinarymanner,stumbledandfellheadforemostintotheinterior.TheDoctorfollowed,andpickinguptheprostratefigure,placedhiminasittingpostureupontheseat.Hewasextraordinarilylight,andtherewassomethingaboutthefeelofhisbodythatsentathrillofapprehensiondowntheDoctor'sspine.Hewasthoroughlyfrightenedbynow,andthemannerinwhichhiscompaniontookeverythingforgrantedonlyincreasedhisalarm."Itoldyouhewasmad!"shoutedAllingham,asheandGreggleaptthroughtheapertureofthepavilionanddashedtotherescue.

TheDoctorscarcelyheardthis.Hehad[Pg134]turnedasideandstoopeddowninordertorewindtheengineofhiscar.Whenhelookedupagainhebeheldanextraordinarysight.

Buthewasalive.TheDoctorhadmadesureofthatbycertaintentativeexperiments;andhehadalsotakenadvantageofhispassiveconditioninordertomakeathoroughexamination—sofaraswaspossible—ofthismarvelofthefuture.Asaresultofhisinvestigation,theDoctorhadfailedtocometoanydefiniteconclusion;therewasmerelydeepenedinhimasenseofoutrageandrevolt.ItwasimpossibletoaccepttheClockworkmanasahumanbeing."Youandyourepigrams!"

TheDoctorshotoutahandandgrippedtheframeworkoftheshelves.Ashiseyesrestedupontheobjectthatnowconfrontedhim,heswungslowlyrounduntilhisbodywaspartlysupportedbytheshelves.Hismouthopenedwideandremainedstretchedtoitslimit.

Afterthatfinalcollapse,theDoctorhadsucceededsomehowinrestoringhimtohisnormalshape;andthen,bymiraculouschance,hediscoveredahandthat,whenturned,had[Pg168]theeffectofproducingintheClockworkmananappearanceofcompletequiescence.Helookednowmorelikeatailor'sdummythananythingelse;andtheapparentabsenceofbloodcirculationandevenrespirationrenderedtheillusionalmostperfect.Helookedlife-likewithoutseemingtobealive.

THEMYSTERYOFTHECLOCKWORKMAN

Greggwaslisteningveryacutely."You'resopretty,"hewhispered."You'resoverybeautiful."

TheDoctorpausedinhiswalk.HowstrangethatLilianshouldsaythat!ItalmostseemedasthoughshemusthaveheardabouttheClockworkman!

MRS.FLACK

"Letthemtalk,"criedtheDoctor,beatinghisheadwithhisclosedfist."Inheaven'sname,letthemtalkthethingintoaninedayswonder.Letthemthinkhe'sthedevil—anythingratherthanthattheyshouldknowthetruth.Theremaybeahundredexplanationsofthismystery,andyoursmaybetherightone;IonlyknowthatIrepudiateit.Icannotescapefromtheevidenceofmyowneyes;butthereissomethinginmethatdeniestheClockworkman.Hesticksinmygorge.Callmewhatyouwill;Iamnottobeshakenwithphrases.Thewholeofman'spastshrieksoutagainstthismonstrousincubusofthefuture.Donotaskmetooffermyownexplanationofthephenomenon.Ihavenone.InvainIhavestretchedmybraintoitsburstingpointinordertosolvethisproblem.You,apparently,arereadytoaccepttheClockworkmanasaforegoneconclusion.Timealonewillrevealwhichofusisnearerthetruth."

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    ItoccurredtotheDoctorthatherewasanopportunitytoinvestigatecertainmatters.

     "Isthereanythingyouparticularlyfancy?"enquiredtheDoctor.

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    Hefingerednervouslywithhiswatch,andthenhiseyerestedforasecondupontheother'sheadgear.

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    Hepausedabruptly,awarethatcertainpeculiarchangesweretakingplaceinthephysiognomyoftheClockworkman.Hisstrangeorganismseemedtobeundergoingaseriesofexceedinglyswiftandcomplicated[Pg138]physicalandchemicalprocesses.Hiscomplexionchangedcolourrapidly,passingfromitsusualpallortoadeepgreenishhue,andthentoahecticflush.Concurrentwiththis,therewasapuzzlingmovementofthecorpusclesandcellsjustbeneaththeskin.

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    "Stopaminute,"exclaimedGregg,arisinginsheerastonishment,"youseemtobeupset.Idon'tunderstandwhatyouareravingabout."

     Hefingerednervouslywithhiswatch,andthenhiseyerestedforasecondupontheother'sheadgear.

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    "Eureka!"heclicked,"I'mworking!"

     Allinghampausedintheturningofthehandleandstared,aghast,athiscompanion.Therewasnomistakingthesignificanceoftheremark,andithadbeenspokenintonesofstrangetenderness.RapidlytheresweptacrosstheDoctor'smindasensationofcompleteconviction.IftherewasanyfurtherproofrequiredofthetruthofGregg'sconjecture,surelyitwasexpressedinthisapparentlyinsaneandyetobviouslysinceresolicitudeonthepartoftheClockworkmanforaninanimatemachine?Herecognisedinthemechanismbeforehimamemberofhisownspecies!

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    Hebrokeoff,foratthatmomentacardrewupinfrontofthewindow,andtheburlyformofInspectorGreysteppeddownincompanywithtwoconstablesandaladofaboutfifteen,whombothGreggandthedoctorrecognisedasaninhabitantoftheneighbouringvillageofBapchurch.

     Itwouldrequireamathematicaldiagramtodescribetheincidentwithabsoluteaccuracy.TheCurate,ofcourse,hadheardnothingabouttheClockworkman'sotherperformances;hehadscarcelyheededthehintsthrownoutaboutthepossibilityofmovementinotherdimensions.Itseemedtohim,intheuncertainlightoftheirsurroundings,thattheClockworkman'srightarmgraduallydisappearedintospace.Therewasnoarmthereatall.Afterwards,herememberedabriefmomentwhenthearmhadbeguntogrowvagueandtransparent;itwasmovingveryrapidly,insomedirection,neitherupnordown,northiswayorthat,butalongsomeshadowyplane.Thenitwentintonothing,evaporatedfromview.Andjustassuddenly,itswungbackintotheplaneofthecurate'svision,andthehandattheendofitgraspedasilkhat.

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    "Blessus!"Mrs.Masterscouldnothelpsaying."Manners!"

     Arthurstumbledintotheroom,droppedhisstrawhatontothebroken-downcouchthatoccupiedtheentiresideofonewall,andsatdownatthetable.

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