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But , Mr . Lillywhite , ” Thoms reasoned , he don ' t speak like a Dago . Split me if
he do ! And we aint in a friendly country either , you know that . We can ' t afford to
rile the gentry ! ” I plucked up courage . “ You ' ll get your heads broke , " I said ...
He laughed affectionately . “ He is as faithful as he is ugly , " he said ; “ but I fear
he has been a villain , too . . . . What do I know ? Over there in my uncle ' s town ,
there are some villains — you know what I mean , one must not speak too loudly
He had combed out his beard , but I could not forget the knots that had been in it .
" I told your worship how foolish and wrong - headed these English are , ” he said
sardonically to Carlos . And then to me , . " If the seņor speaks loudly again , I ...
There is someone else who speaks for you to me , always — someone else . But
one day you will . I shall come back for you — one day . ” He looked at me and
smiled . It stirred unknown depths of emotion in me . I would have gone with him ...
There was a ring of iron on iron , and the man next the very old man raised his
arms and began to speak very slowly ... He ceased speaking , and someone on a
horse , the High Sheriff , I think , galloped impatiently past the cart and shouted .
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