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... I said , “ if you wait much longer . Hark to that ! ” The approaching horses had
turned off the turf on to the hard road ; the steps of first one and then another kept
to ise of hoofs becato consult . The put THE QUARRY AND THE BEACH 15.
My voice came back in an echo , despairingly . Suddenly I was dragged
backward , and the bandage pulled from my eyes . “ Come along , " Rangsley
said , leading me gently enough to the road , which was five steps behind . “ It ' s
all a joke ...
... s hand while , within five feet of me , people were laughing and kissing . I
should have laughed had I not suddenly felt his hand on my throat . I kicked his
shins hard , and fell backwards over a chest . He went back a step or 48
He went back a step or two , flourished his arm , beat his chest , and turned
furiously upon Carlos . “ He will get us murdered , ” he said . “ Do you think we
are safe here ? If these people here heard that name they wouldn ' t wait to ask
... and stooped to pick up his ragged cloak . “ Up - mount ! ” Carlos commanded .
Castro muttered , “ Vamos , ” and began clumsily to climb the ladder , like a bale
of rags being hauled from above . Carlos placed his foot on the steps , preparing
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