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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
. " No , no , " he answered . “ Can ' t afford to . Wish we could ; but they ' d make it
... of his bunk , making substitutes for eternal gaspachos . All these things , if they
deepened the romance of Carlos ' career , enhanced , also , the mystery . I asked
him one day , “ But why do you go to Jamaica at all if you are bound for Cuba ?
I had noticed an intimacy spring up between the ship ' s second mate and Tomas
, who was , it seemed to me , forever engaged in long confabulations in the man '
s cabin , and , as much to make talk as for any other reason , I asked Carlos if ...
I asked , bewildered . He looked at me , grinning , half naked , with amused
contempt , for quite a long time , and at last offered sardonically to open my eyes
for me . I said nothing . “ Do you know what will happen to you , ” he asked , “ ef
Whilst I was looking and longing I heard Carlos ' voice behind me asking one of
our sailors what ship it was . “ Don ' t you know a flagship when you see it ? " a
voice grumbled şurlily . “ Admiral Rowley ' s , " it continued . Then it rumbled out ...
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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