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The horse stood , drooping its head , and the man turned in his saddle . Runners
, " he shouted , “ Bow Street runners ! Come along , come along , boys ! We'll
roast ' em . Runners ! Runners ! ” The sound of heavy horses at a jolting trot came
Our noble friend ” -he indicated Carlos with a little flutter of one white hand " has
told me what make of a dare - devil gallant ye are ; breaking the skulls of half the
Bow Street runners for the sake of a friend in distress . Well , I honor ye for it ; I've
... of candles burning in a tall bronze candelabrum , whose three legs figured the
paws of a lion . And never , since I had gone on the road to wait for the smugglers
, and be choked by the Bow Street runners , had III PART THIRD CASA RIEGO, ...
and be choked by the Bow Street runners , had I remembered so well the house
in which I was born . It was as if , till then , I had never felt the need to look back .
But now , like something romantic and glamourous , there came before me ...
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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