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It was he who ran the great Tyrolean Dairy Company in London, with no dairies, no cows, no carts, no milk, but with some thousand subscribers.
These he served by the simple operation of moving the little milk cans outside people's doors to the doors of his own customers.
For this was Valentin himself, the head of the Paris police and the most famous investigator of the world; and he was coming from Brussels to London to make the greatest arrest of the century. The police of three countries had tracked the great criminal at last from Ghent to Brussels, from Brussels to the Hook of Holland; and it was conjectured that he would take some advantage of the unfamiliarity and confusion of the Eucharistic Congress, then taking place in London.
He did not seem to know which was the right end of his return ticket.There was one thing which Flambeau, with all his dexterity of disguise, could not cover, and that was his singular height.If Valentin's quick eye had caught a tall apple-woman, a tall grenadier, or even a tolerably tall duchess, he might have arrested them on the spot.Valentin was a sceptic in the severe style of France, and could have no love for priests.
But he could have pity for them, and this one might have provoked pity in anybody.It is said that he once repainted all the numbers in a street in the dead of night merely to divert one traveller into a trap.