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But that far - off day of my romance , when from between the blue and white bales
in Don Ramon's darkened storeroom , at Kingston , I saw the door open before
the figure of an old man with the tired , long , white face , that day I am not likely to
The man from above dropped down into the road , a clumsy , cloaked figure . He
turned his lantern upon me , in a painful yellow glare . What ! ' Tis the young ' un ,
" he grunted , after a moment . " Read the warrant , Thoms . " My captor began ...
He was for me nearly as romantic a figure as Carlos himself , but for his
forbidding darkness , and he was a person of immense power . The silent fittings
of lights that I had just seen , the answering signals from the luggers far out to sea
, the ...
Suddenly , in the pushing and hurrying , I came upon a little clear space beside a
pile of boxes . Stooping over them was the angular figure of Nichols , the second
mate . He looked up at me , screwing his yellow eyes together . Going ashore ...
But the Topnambos were the great Loyalists of the place , and the Macdonalds
the principal Separationists , and I stuck to the Macdonalds . I was searching for
romance , you see , and could find none in Mrs. Topnambo's white figure , with its
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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