all about it and he took his hat and began getting up. I wanted to
keep him. "Wait a bit, Nikolay," said I, "won't you have a drink?" And
I signed to the boy to hold the door, and I came out from behind the
bar; but he darted out and down the street to the turning at a run.
I have not seen him since. Then my doubts were at an end- it was his
doing, as clear as could be...."
"I should think so," said Zossimov.
"Wait! Hear the end. Of course they sought high and low for Nikolay;