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A woodpigeon rose with a sudden crash of sound , flapping away against the branches . My pulse was dancing with delight - my heart , too .
From down the long hill came a small sound of horses ' hoofs - a sound like the beating of the heart , intermittent - a muffled thud on turf , and a faint ...
The sound of heavy horses at a jolting trot came to our ears . “ We're in for it , " Lillywhite grunted . “ D - n this county of Kent .
I caught a moment's sound of whispering . Then a new voice cried , “ Strip the runners to the shirt . Strip ' em . That's it . " I heard some groans and a ...
... I can't There was a grunt and the sound of a fall ; then a precisely similar sequence of sounds . “ That ' ll teach ' em , " Rangsley said ferociously .
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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