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I had not had a very happy life , and I had lived shut in on myself , thinking of the
wide world beyond my reach , * ! that seemed to hold out infinite possibilities of
romance , of adventure , of love , perhaps , and stores of gold . In the family my ...
I caught hold of his arm . “ I ' ll go after him . He ' d show me a little life . He said he
would . ” Ralph remained lost in a kind of gloomy abstraction , while I went on
worrying him for Carlos ' address . “ Carlos is the only soul I know outside five ...
Thoms never loosed his hold of my collar . At the steep of the hill the men and
horses came into sight against the white sky , a confused crowd of ominous
things . “ Turn that lanthorn off ' n me , ” the horseman said . “ Don ' t you see you
Hold your tongue , ” he said roughly . He began to make a set speech ,
anathematizing runners . He moved to tie our feet , and hang us by our finger -
nails over the quarry edge . A hubbub of assent and dissent went up ; then the
... s sake hold your tongue ! ” Ralph answered him . “ There ' s mischief enough .
He shall go to France . ” “ Oh , let the young blade rip about the world for a year or
two , squire , ” Rangsley ' s voice said from behind us . In the end Ralph let me ...
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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