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... he remained immovable , with no intention of entering , and called in a harsh ,
aged voice : “ Seņor Ramon ! Seņor Ramon ! ” and then twice : “ Seraphina -
Seraphina ! ” turning his head back . Then for the first time I saw Seraphina ,
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 , not of
blue . For a moment they looked me straight in the face , reflectively ,
unconcerned , and ...
Veronica went about looking happy . That upset me , too . It seemed unjust that
she would go out into the great world — to Bath , to Brighton , should see the
Prince Regent and the great fights on Hounslow Heath — whilst I was to remain ...
I looked at him wonderingly in the dusk ; his high coat collar almost hid his face ,
and his hat was pressed down over his eyes . The thing seemed incredible to me
. Here was an adventure , and I was shocked to see that Rooksby was in a ...
There were ugly rumors of it; and there was a danger that Castro and Carlos, if
not looked after, might end their days in some marsh- dyke. It was desirable that
someone well known in our parts should see them to the seashore. A boat, there
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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