'I shall look out to get into company with them as can,' repliedNoah. 'They'll be able to make us useful some way or another.Why, you yourself are worth fifty women; I never see such aprecious sly and deceitful creetur as yer can be when I let yer.'。，
'I should like,' he said, 'to call in the aid of my friendGrimwig. He is a strange creature, but a shrewd one, and mightprove of material assistance to us; I should say that he was breda lawyer, and quitted the Bar in disgust because he had only onebrief and a motion of course, in twenty years, though whetherthat is recommendation or not, you must determine foryourselves.'。，
'They're a good two mile off, at least,' said the womandespondingly.。， 'What do you think, then?' asked Noah, anxiously regarding him.'Something in the sneaking way, where it was pretty sure work,and not much more risk than being at home.'
。， 'Why, for what,' said the gentleman in a kinder tone, 'for whatpurpose can you have brought us to this strange place? Why nothave let me speak to you, above there, where it is light, andthere is something stirring, instead of bringing us to this darkand dismal hole?'
'Then you won't have it,' replied Sikes. With which assurance herose, locked the door, took the key out, and pulling her bonnetfrom her head, flung it up to the top of an old press. 'There,'said the robber. 'Now stop quietly where you are, will you?'。， 'Well, that I do, sir,' replied the old lady. 'People's eyes, atmy time of life, don't improve with age, sir.'
'Only to show you my meaning clearly,' said the Jew, raising hiseyebrows. 'To be able to do that, you depend upon me. To keep mylittle business all snug, I depend upon you. The first is yournumber one, the second my number one. The more you value yournumber one, the more careful you must be of mine; so we come atlast to what I told you at first--that a regard for number oneholds us all together, and must do so, unless we would all go topieces in company.'。，
， 'Hush!' said Barney: 'stradegers id the next roob.'。， Mounting a stool, he cautiously applied his eye to the pane ofglass, from which secret post he could see Mr. Claypole takingcold beef from the dish, and porter from the pot, andadministering homoepathic doses of both to Charlotte, who satpatiently by, eating and drinking at his pleasure.