Заявление Рэндольфа Картера [with w cat]

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[ 41 ] I seemed desperately anxious to accompany my friend into those sepulchral depths, yet he proved inflexibly obdurate. [ 42 ] At one time he threatened to abandon the expedition if I remained insistent; a threat which proved effective, since he alone held the key to the thing. [ 43 ] All this I can still remember, though I no longer know what manner of thing we sought. After he had obtained my reluctant acquiescence in his design, Warren picked up the reel of wire and adjusted the instruments. [ 44 ] At his nod I took one of the latter and seated myself upon an aged, discolored gravestone close by the newly uncovered aperture. [ 45 ] Then he shook my hand, shouldered the coil of wire, and disappeared within that indescribable ossuary. [ 46 ] For a minute I kept sight of the glow of his lantern, and heard the rustle of the wire as he laid it down after him; but the glow soon disappeared abruptly, as if a turn in the stone staircase had been encountered, and the sound died away almost …

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