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... the other bowing a little back - this was the attitude of Seraphina's father .
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 ...
Carlos and Castro had entered with a tall , immobile , gold - spectacled Spaniard
, dressed all in white , and with a certain air of noticing and attentive deference ,
bowing a little as he entered the cabin in earnest conference with Tomas Castro .
He bowed to me a little . There will come a very great trouble , ” he said . Jamaica
was in those days — and remained for many years afterin the throes of a
question . The question was , of course , that of tħe abolition of slavery . The
planters as ...
He bowed a little exaggeratedly to me and said : Ah , ye are that famous Mr.
Kemp . " I said that I imagined him the more famous Seņor Juez O'Brien . “ It's little
use saying ye arren't famous , ” he said . His voice had the faint , infinitely sweet ...
He mentioned my name and the relationship , then rehearsed the innumerable
titles of his uncle , ending " and patron of the Bishopric of Pinar del Rio . " I stood
stiffly in front of the old man . He bowed his head at intervals , holding the silver ...
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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