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One night I overheard him say to Castro : “ Tell me , O my Tomas , would it be
safe to take this caballero , my cousin , to Rio Medio ? " Castro paused , and then
murmured gruffly : “ Seņor , unless that Irishman is consulted beforehand , or the
But is the caballero going over , too ? ” he asked . Carlos said , “ No. I think not ,
now . ' And at that moment the second mate , shouldering his way through a white
- clothed crowd of shore people , made up behind Seņor Ramon . He held a ...
His uncle could nominate me to posts of honor fit for a caballero . I seemed to
wake up . “ Your uncle the pirate ! ” I cried , and was amazed at my own words .
Tomas Castro sprang up , and placed his rough , hot hand over my lips . " Be
The caballero is pleased to give me credit for a very great knowledge . What
should I know of that town ? There are doubtless good men there and very
wicked , as in other towns . Who knows ? Your worship must ask the boats ' crews
that the ...
And how else was it to be done , to that kind of caballero ? " was the curt retort .
By that time I had blinked my eyes into a condition for remaining open for minute
stretches . Two men were bending over me - Carlos and O'Brien himself .
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