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A Novel Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford. " To me it looks as if we should drown
, " Carlos said at one point , very quietly . “ I am sorry for you , Juan . " And for
yourself , too , ” I answered , feeling very hopeless , and with a dogged grimness .
Ah , Juan mio , ” he said , “ Spain is not like your England , unchanging and
stable . The party who reign to - day do not love me , and they are masters in
Cuba as in Spain . But in his province my uncle rules alone . There I shall be safe
It was noticeable because Castro held aloof from every other soul on board .
Carlos answered me with one of his nervous and angry smiles . “ Ah , Juan mine ,
do not ask too many questions ! I wish you could come with me all the way , but I
Carlos looked at me with an expression of affection that a little shamed my
lightness of tone : “ I love you much more than a kinsman , Juan , ” he said . “ I
wish you could come with me . I try to arrange it . Later , perhaps , I may be dead .
Seņor Don Juan Kemp , child of the devil , " he hissed , looking very much
frightened , “ you must die ! ” I smiled . He was trembling all over . I could hear the
talking and laughing that went on under the break of the poop . Two women were
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