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The ferryman had but one arm and was called by the name Arno, but I did not glean the name of the other, the gaunt man. He was returning to the village, yet. Arno would not take me, except that I stayed on the road west of the village, for the leader there, Searle, forbade anyone to shelter travellers, and except that I paid a penny for passage, and although this was a high price, I paid it.