'Miss Maylie,' said Nancy.。， 'She didn't utter another word,' said the woman, to allappearance unmoved (as Mr. Bumble was very far from being) by thestrange man's violence; 'but she clutched my gown, violently,with one hand, which was partly closed; and when I saw that shewas dead, and so removed the hand by force, I found it clasped ascrap of dirty paper.'
Mr. Bumble, who had not yet been admitted by his better half intoany greater share of the secret than he had originally possessed,listened to this dialogue with outstretched neck and distendedeyes: which he directed towards his wife and Monks, by turns, inundisguised astonishment; increased, if possible, when the lattersternly demanded, what sum was required for the disclosure.。， 'I haven't a piece of coin about me,' replied the Jew.
'I would rather you did not mention it to them,' said Harry,hurrying over his words; 'because it might make my mother anxiousto write to me oftener, and it is a trouble and worry to her.Let is be a secret between you and me; and mind you tell meeverything! I depend upon you.'。，
。， 'I shall be carried out if I go!' said the girl violently; 'and Ican make that a job that two of you won't like to do. Isn'tthere anybody here,' she said, looking round, 'that will see asimple message carried for a poor wretch like me?'