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Allowed his head to drop on his breast , as if saddened by the vanity of human ambition This was his passing . This— . 326 388 ROMANCE PART FIRST THE QUARRY AND THE BEACH CHAPTER I.
Well , that is my yesterday of romance , for the many things that have passed between those times and now have become dim or have gone out of my mind . And my day before yesterday was the day on which I , at twenty - two , stood looking ...
We passed the corner of the orchard . " I know what you've got to tell me , " I said . “ You're going to marry Veronica . Well , you've no need of my blessing . Some people have all the luck . Here am I ... look at me !
After we had passed the houses of a little village a heavy mist fell upon us , white , damp , and clogging . Ralph reined his horse beside mine . “ I'm sorry , " he began again , “ I'm miserably sorry I got you into this scrape .
A couple of dark lanthorns were passed to Rangsley , who halfuncovered one , and lit the way up steep wooden stairs . We climbed up to a tiny cock - loft , of which the side towards the sea was all glazed . “ Now you sit there , on the ...
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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