1 I am awfully sorry for you, Alan.
2 You have saved me from ruin, Alan.
3 Alan, they will have to interest you.
4 No, Alan, you must not leave the house.
5 Yes, it is my turn to dictate terms, Alan.
6 Now, Alan, there is not a moment to be lost.
7 "I don't think I can go in, Alan," he murmured.
8 As for Alan Campbell, his suicide had been his own act.
9 They have had my own divorce-case and Alan Campbell's suicide.
10 Yes: it is a matter of life and death, Alan, and to more than one person.
11 I am so sorry for you, Alan," he murmured, "but you leave me no alternative.
12 When they met in society now, it was only Dorian Gray who smiled: Alan Campbell never did.
13 Alan Campbell had shot himself one night in his laboratory, but had not revealed the secret that he had been forced to know.
14 In a few moments, Alan Campbell walked in, looking very stern and rather pale, his pallor being intensified by his coal-black hair and dark eyebrows.
15 After a strained moment of silence, he leaned across and said, very quietly, but watching the effect of each word upon the face of him he had sent for, "Alan, in a locked room at the top of this house, a room to which nobody but myself has access, a dead man is seated at a table."