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Tomas muttered something that I did not catch , and then : “ If the English
caballero committed indiscretions , or quarreled —and all these people quarrel ,
why , God knows - that Irish devil could hang many persons , even myself , or
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 shall
kill him . " He was evidently very frightened of something . Carlos , silent as ...
But I do not even know whether those who take my goods are pirates , as you
English say , or Mexican privateers , as the Havana authorities say . I do not very
much care . Basta , what I know is that every 66 week some ship with a letter of ...
That was the eternal grievance of every Spaniard in the island --and of not a few
of the English and Scotch planters . Spain was still in the throes of losing the
Mexican colonies when Great Britain had acknowledged the existence of a state
66 3 " I myself am nothing , " Ramon went on impassively ; “ I am content that the
island should remain English . It will never again be Spanish , nor do I wish that it
should . But our little , waspish friend there ” —he lifted one thin , brown hand to ...
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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