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1  No one was on the stairs, nor in the gateway.
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2  He waited, went out on tiptoe and ran down the stairs.
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3  But all was quiet on the stairs as if everyone was asleep.
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4  A grimy little door at the very top of the stairs stood ajar.
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5  Afterwards on the stairs, he changed his mind and would have gone back.
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6  At this moment light hurried steps were heard not far off, on the stairs.
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7  He was just taking a step towards the stairs when he heard fresh footsteps.
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8  But the stairs, too, were quite deserted; all the doors were shut; he met no one.
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9  But at the same instant several men talking loud and fast began noisily mounting the stairs.
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10  As he went down the stairs, he even stopped short, two or three times, as though suddenly struck by some thought.
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11  Somebody dashed out of a flat below, shouting, and rather fell than ran down the stairs, bawling at the top of his voice.
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12  The room was close, but she had not opened the window; a stench rose from the staircase, but the door on to the stairs was not closed.
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13  It was nearly eleven o'clock and although in summer in Petersburg there is no real night, yet it was quite dark at the top of the stairs.
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14  Seeing this she did not pull the door back, but she did not let go the handle so that he almost dragged her out with it on to the stairs.
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15  He stood and gazed and could not believe his eyes: the door, the outer door from the stairs, at which he had not long before waited and rung, was standing unfastened and at least six inches open.
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16  Drawing a breath, pressing his hand against his throbbing heart, and once more feeling for the axe and setting it straight, he began softly and cautiously ascending the stairs, listening every minute.
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17  But to be stopped on the stairs, to be forced to listen to her trivial, irrelevant gossip, to pestering demands for payment, threats and complaints, and to rack his brains for excuses, to prevaricate, to lie--no, rather than that, he would creep down the stairs like a cat and slip out unseen.
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