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First thing in the morning, Sergeant Cuff heads off to Frizinghall to continue his investigations there.
When he gets back, he approaches Franklin Blake in the garden to ask what Rosanna had said to him the night before.
Franklin doesn't want to help Cuff, because he's angry that Cuff suspects Rachel.
So he stonewalls him and refuses to answer.
Just then, Rosanna appears, coming out of the house, with Penelope alongside her.
Cuff pretends not to notice the two servants, and tells Franklin, in a loud voice, that he isn't doing Rosanna Spearman any favors by hiding information, and that if he feels any friendly interest in her, he should speak out.
Cuff clearly wants Rosanna to overhear.
Franklin catches on, but he doesn't want to get Rosanna in trouble, so he just responds, "I don't feel any interest in Rosanna Spearman."
Rosanna hears this, and then turns around and runs into the house.
Franklin had been afraid that Rosanna was about to come out and confess, and he didn't want her to, but of course now he's really hurt her feelings.
He asks Betteredge to explain things to her.
A little later, Penelope tells her father that she's worried about Rosanna.
She says that Rosanna had been set on talking to Franklin Blake in the garden, even though Penelope tried to convince her not to.
And then, when Rosanna had overheard what Franklin said, she had gone back into the house, and back to work, without saying anything to anyone – she just looks really depressed.
Betteredge agrees to try and talk with her.
Rosanna won't tell her anything, though.
So they call for the doctor, but Mr. Candy is still sick – it would be his assistant, Ezra Jennings, who would come, and they don't really trust Ezra Jennings because he's a stranger.
A little bit before 2 o'clock, the time Rachel is supposed to leave the house, Sergeant Cuff gets back from Frizinghall.