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... a dog was barking continuously . I moved forward a few paces and whistled .
The glow of adventure began to die away . There was nothing at all — a little
mystery of light on the tree - trunks . I moved forward again , getting back towards
The light continued to blaze into my eyes ; it moved upwards and shone on a red
waistcoat dashed with gilt buttons . I was being arrested . . . . “ In the King ' s
name . . . It was a most sudden catastrophe . A hand was clutching my windpipe .
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 crowd became unanimous .
Rangsley slipped from his horse . “ Blindfold ' em , lads , ” he cried , and turned ...
... sea beside me , Carlos said : “ And you , my Juan , what will you do in this
Jamaica ? The sense that we were approaching land was already all over the
ship . The second mate leered at me enigmatically , and moved slowly away . I
said that ...
enigmatically , and moved slowly away . I said that I was going to the Horton
Estates , Rooksby ' s , to learn planting under a Mr . Macdonald , the agent .
Carlos shrugged his shoulders . I suppose I had spoken with some animation . “
Ah , ” he ...
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