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... and French spies — all sorts of malefactors -- hiding in our straw throughout the day , waiting for the whistle to blow from the Street at dusk .
We stood waiting silently for an eternity , as one waits for a hare to break covert before the beaters . From down the long hill came a small sound of ...
Rangsley was waiting to conduct us into the town , where we should find a man to take us three fugitives out to the expected ship .
Shrieks came from the interior of the carriage , and from the waiting negresses . I saw three men were falling upon a little thing like a damaged cat .
Every movement of hers affected me with an intimate joy ; it was as if I had been waiting to see just that carriage of the neck , just that proud glance ...
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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