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Questions about the children's fantasy novel 'The Enchanted Castle' (1907) by Edith Nesbit. Use this tag with the [e-nesbit] tag.

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What does “in the arms of Murphy” mean?

From E. Nesbit's The Enchanted Castle, Chapter V, when Gerald is telling the policeman Johnson about the burglary he witnessed: "Was it you give the warning, and they sent for the police?" Johnson ...