Nothing could save the twins but the discovery of a person who did the murder
on his sole personal account--an undertaking which had all the aspect of the impossible.
It was committed in the presence of slaves, and they of course could neither institute a suit, nor testify against him; and thus the guilty perpetrator of one of the bloodiest and most foul murders
goes unwhipped of justice, and uncensured by the community in which he lives.
The other fugitive, who was evidently in extreme horror of his companion, repeated, "He tried to murder
I thought he was philosopher enough to allow that there was no murder
He didn't seem to know any more about his own murder
than I did.
The police are confounded by the seeming absence of motive - not for the murder
itself - but for the atrocity of the murder
If you have a motive for murdering, you probably didn't murder
, accusations of murder
, A lady clinging to one man and being rude to another--were these the daily incidents of her streets?
One followed me, engaged the next room, set a watch on all my movements; another came in by the window to murder
me in my bed; no party to that, the first one nevertheless turned the outrage to account, wormed himself into my friendship on the strength of it, and lured me hither, an easy prey.
Here is an astounding and absolutely inexplicable murder
, committed in a most dastardly fashion by a person who appears to have vanished from the face of the earth.
Why should people remain in the jail whilst murder
was going on at the Tol-Hek?
Rook had been previously known to Cecilia's father as respectable people keeping an inn in his own neighborhood; and, finally, how they had been obliged to begin life again in domestic service, because the terrible event of a murder
had given the inn a bad name, and had driven away the customers on whose encouragement their business depended.