“I am afraid he is past ransom,” said the youth, shaking his head.
"There isn't much chance of that," said Robert, shaking his head.
"Thought it might be some of you folks when I saw the car," said Higbee, shaking hands all around.
He held up the note before Austin's eyes, with shaking fingers.
The cold was gone from Andrew, and he felt his heart thundering and shaking his ...