"I got the gun, and the Maxim-silencer thing, off a fence in Boston," he explained.
Therefore, two men of strong beliefs were set on opposite sides of the fence.
They sat around on the fence, or on the logs dumped down by the wayside.
Yates sat on the top rail of the fence with the whittler, whose guest he had been.
Yates sprang to his feet with a laugh, and followed him ...