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Having imperiously thrust the door of the inner room open , he remained
immovable , with no intention of entering , and called in a harsh , aged voice : “
Seņor Ramon ! Seņor Ramon ! ” and then twice : “ Seraphina – Seraphina ! ”
turning his ...
... commissioner and the judge of the Marine Court sent by the Havana
authorities to deliver the pirates . It was after that , that in Ramon's dusky store , I
had my first sight of Seraphina and of her father , and then came my meeting with
Doņa Seraphina is here , too . " “ You have not married your cousin ? " I asked . I
wanted very much to see the young girl who had looked at me for a moment , and
I certainly should have been distressed if Carlos had said she was married .
A voice cried I could not help thinking - warningly , “ Seraphina , Seraphina , "
and another voice said with excessive softness , " Seņorita ! Voyons ! quelle folie
. " She sprang at me . Her hand hurt my wrist as she dragged me aft . I scrambled
And Seraphina was glad , because I had often spoken of you with enthusiasm ,
as very fearless and very honorable . Then I made that man Ramon decoy you ,
thinking that the matter would be left to me . ” That was what Carlos had expected
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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