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We stood in a little slanting cutting in the shadow . A watery light before the moon's rising slanted downwards from the hilltop along the opposite bank .
The horse stood , drooping its head , and the man turned in his saddle . “ Runners , " he shouted , “ Bow Street runners ! Come along , come along , boys !
and in a few minutes we stood upon the shingle beside the idle sea , that was nearly at the full . . . CHAPTER IV T was , I suppose , what I PART FIRST 23.
He stood in the doorway , against the strong light , bowing a little . With a certain courtesy , touched with indifference , Carlos made him acquainted with ...
His hand was grasping mine ; it thrilled me like a woman's ; he stood shaking it very gently , . “ One day , ” he said , " I shall repay what I owe you .
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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