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I should judge that a peck of corn is about the average product of a day's work through all this region.
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Mr. Peck leaned over the corpse, revealing none of the repulsion that Ward was sure he would exhibit.
By now Mr. Peck had sterilized the glass with the alcohol and was prepared to make his test.
"Six, six and one-eighth in his stocking feet, to be exact," Mr. Peck corrected.
"A machine has stopped here at the side of the road quite recently," Mr. Peck offered, pointing to the tire marks in the dust.
When Christian had completed his work, the trio returned to headquarters, Mr. Peck leaving again to "do a little thinking."
Two hours later, Mr. Peck entered Charlie Ward's office again and eased himself into a chair.
Mr. Peck raised his hands, palms upward, and then dropped them to his chubby knees with a sharp slap.
Ward, panic stricken and terrified, looked up at Mr. Peck, who stood frowning down at the pair.
"The doctor needed eight hundred dollars more," Mr. Peck concluded.

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