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  • But I had my hand on the climbing bars now, and, kicking violently, I disengaged myself from the clutches of the Morlocks and was speedily clambering up the shaft, while they stayed peering and blinking up at me: all but one little wretch who followed me for some way, and well-nigh secured my boot as a trophy.

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  • Pity the poor wretch.
  • If you pay the blackmail, you will remain at the mercy of the unscrupulous wretch.

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