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nd not one of them ca▓n swear to your alibi.I know you are innoc▓ent, but I don t see how I am to pro●ve it.” At last the trial▓ began. I sat through that trial, the mo▓st indifferent person in the▓ court-room.I heard the tes●timony of the witnesses and the speeches of the● lawyers simply because I was close ▓at hand and could not help it.▓But I w

as the least interested of the many a▓uditors, the least curious as t●o the result.Yet, stolid, indifferent, i●nattentive as I was, every detail of the tr▓ial is stamped upon my memory i●n indelible hues.Here is the ▓story of it. The first day was us▓ed in securing a jury. The secon▓d day commenced with an address—an “op▓ening” they called it—by the counsel● for the prosecution.He told quietly ▓who Veronika was, how she had lived a

l▓one with her uncle, and how on the morning of th▓e 13th July they had found her, murdered.He s●aid that a remarkable train of circumst●antial evidence pointed to one man as● the murderer.Then he raised his ▓voice and dwelt upon the black▓ness of that man’s soul.Then he faced aro●und and bade the prisoner stand up.Shaking his● finger at me, “Gentlemen of the jur▓y,” he thundered, “there is the● man.” The first witness was● Tikulski.He testified to the disco▓very of the murder in the manner already known▓; told how he had been absent all night tha▓t night; and explained the nature o●f the relations that subsisted b●etween Veronika and myself. “When ●you got home on the morning of the 13th in wh▓at condition was the door of your apartment” ●asked the district-attorney.  ?/p>

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so far as I could see.” “Th▓at’s all.” On cross-examina▓tion he said that he had never h▓eard a harsh word pass between V▓er

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