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Having imperiously thrust the door of the inner room open , he remained immovable , with no intention of entering , and called in a harsh , aged voice : “ Seņor Ramon ! Seņor Ramon ! ” and then twice : Seraphina - Seraphina !
It was after that , that in Ramon's dusky store , I had my first sight of Seraphina and of her father , and then came my meeting with Carlos . I could hardly believe my eyes when I saw him come out with extended hand .
Doņa Seraphina is here , too . ” “ You have not married your cousin ? ” I asked . I wanted very much to see the young girl who had looked at me for a moment , and I certainly should have been distressed if Carlos had said she was ...
A voice cried — I could not help thinking - warningly , “ Seraphina , Seraphina , " and another voice said with excessive softness , " Seņorita ! Voyons ! quelle folie . " She sprang at me . Her hand hurt my wrist as she dragged me aft ...
It seemed as if nothing could restrain that man , ” Seraphina's voice went on by my side , “ neither fear nor gratitude . ” He seemed to cast a spell upon people . He was the plenipotentiary of a powerful religious order — no matter .
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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