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After that he did go into the City, and succeeded in finding both Mr Smith and Herr Croll.  When he reached Abchurch Lane, the news of Melmotte’s death had already been spread abroad; and more was known or said to be known, of his circumstances than Nidderdale had as yet heard.  The crushing blow to him, so said Herr Croll, had been the desertion of Cohenlupe,—­that and the sudden fall in the value of the South Central Pacific and Mexican Railway shares, consequent on the rumours spread about the City respecting the Pickering property.  It was asserted in Abchurch Lane that had he not at that moment touched the Pickering property, or entertained the Emperor, or stood for Westminster, he must, by the end of the autumn, have been able to do any or all of those...

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