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... pressing the black cocked hat against the side ; the legs , one bent , the other bowing a little back - this was the attitude of Seraphina's father .
Then for the first time I saw Seraphina , looking over her father's shoulder . I remember her face of that day ; her eyes were gray — the gray of black ...
In the family my mother counted ; my father did not . She was the daughter of a Scottish earl who had ruined himself again and again .
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 .
We entered quietly , and after a moment she looked up candidly into my eyes , and placed her finger on her lips , motioning her head towards her father .
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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