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Rangsley slipped from his horse . “ Blindfold ' em , lads , ” he cried , and turned
me sharply round . “ Don ' t struggle , ” he whispered in my ear ; his silk
handkerchief came cool across my eyelids . I felt hands fumbling with a knot at
the back of ...
I felt glad and flattered that a personage so romantic should deem me a fit
companion for himself . He went forward as if with some purpose . Some days
afterwards the second mate sent for me to his cabin . He had been on the sick list
, and he ...
By that time I was too amazed to get angry . I simply suspected the Blue Nose of
being drunk . But he glared at me so soberly that next moment I felt frightened . “
Hanged by the neck , ” he repeated ; and then added , “ Young fellow , you scoot .
The only sounds that came out of her were the piping of boatswain ' s calls and
the tramping of feet . Imagining her to be going home , I felt a great desire to be
on board . Ultimately , as it turned out , I went home in that very ship , but then it
He is very brave . He will not fear , ” Carlos said . I came suddenly forward . “ I will
not go with you , " I said , before I had reached them even . Castro started back as
if he had been stung , and life were not then spoke I felt a great d 46 ROMANCE.
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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