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Having imperiously thrust the door of the inner room open , he remained
immovable , with no intention of entering , and called in a harsh , aged voice : “
Seņor Ramon ! Seņor Ramon ! ” and then twice : “ Seraphina - Seraphina ! ”
turning his ...
My mother managed everything , leading an out - of - door life which gave her
face the colour of a wrinkled pippin . It was the face of a Roman mother , tight -
lipped , brown - eyed , and fierce . You may understand the kind of woman she
At dusk we shut our doors , pulled down our blinds , sat round the fire , and knew
pretty well what was going on outside . There would be long whistles in the dark ,
and when we found men lurking in our barns we feigned not to see themit was ...
It seems that on Liverpool docks , in the owl - light , they fell in with an elderly
hunks just returned from West Indies , who asks the time at the door of a shipping
agent . Castro pulls out a watch , and the old fellow jumps on it , vows it ' s his
Three doors further on we came to a halt , and got down from our horses .
Rangsley knocked on a shutter - panel , two ... A side door opened , and I saw
into a lighted room filled with wreaths of smoke . A paunchy man in a bob wig ,
with a blue ...
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“And on this ghostly sigh, on this breath, with the feeble click of beads in the nun’s hands, a silence fell upon the room, vast as the stillness of a world of unknown faiths, loves, beliefs, of ... Read full review