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40 166 Castro , on his hands and knees , startied me by whispering at my feet : “ Stand aside , seņor ” . . Standing there , in the midst of the whispering , bareheaded , kneeling , and villainous crowd , I had a vivid vision of her ...
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 !
... having lived and regretted . I should disappear ingloriously on the very threshold . Castro , standing up unsteadily , growled , “ We may do it yet ! See , seņor ! ” The blue gleam was much larger - it flared smokily PART FIRST 25.
“ In Jamaica there is a merchant , a Seņor Ramon ; I have letters to him , and he shall find me a conveyance to Rio Medio , my uncle's town . He is an afiliado . ” He laughed again . “ It is not easy to enter that place , Juanino .
It seems that the man is going to leave the ship in Jamaica , and has letters for that Seņor Ramon , the merchant , even as I have . Vaya ; more I cannot tell you . " This struck me as curious , and a little of the whole mystery seemed ...
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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