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I stumbled against a great , quiet farm horse . A continuous scuffling went on ; an
imperious voice cried : " Hold your tongues , you fools ! Hold your tongues !
Someone else called : " Hear to Jack THE QUARRY AND THE BEACH 17.
Someone else called : " Hear to Jack Rangsley . Hear to him ! ” There was a
silence . I saw a hand light a torch at the lanthorn , and the crowd of faces , the
muddle of limbs , the horses ' heads , and the quiet trees above , flickered into
A pretty bad one for those catchpolls . Hear ' em groan . The drop's not two feet . ”
We made a few paces down the road ; the pitiful voices of the runners crying for
help came plainly to my ears . " You - they - aren't murdering them ? ” I asked .
He is a very old man , I hear , ” Carlos said— " a little doting , and having need of
me . " There were all the elements of romance about Carlos ' story — except the
actual discomforts of the ship in which we were sailing . He himself had never ...
I could hear the talking and laughing that went on under the break of the poop .
Two women were kissing , with little cries , near the hatchway . I could hear them
distinctly . Tomas Castro dropped his ragged cloak with a grandiose gesture .
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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