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It was enough for me to sail in and out of the patches of shadow that fell from the
moon right above our heads . We embarked , and , as we drew further out , the
land turned to a shadow , spotted here and there with little lights . Behind us a
The blue gleam was much larger - it flared smokily right up towards the sky . I
made out ghastly parallelograms of a ship's sails high above us , and at last
many faces peering unseeingly over the rail in our direction . We all shouted
He had known the very spirit of romance , and now he was sailing gallantly out to
take up his inheritance from an uncle who was a great noble , owning the greater
part of one of the Intendencias of Cuba . “ He is a very old man , I hear ...
Rooksby had certainly hinted as much in his irritation . He lost none of his
romantic charm in my eyes . The fact that he was sailing in uncomfortable
circumstances detracted little ; nor did his clothes , which , at the worst , were
better than any I ...
You yourself , seņor , or the excellent Mr. Topnambo , if you desired to know what
ships in a month's time are likely to be sailing for Havana , for New Orleans , or
any Gulf port , you would ask me . What more natural ? It is my business , my ...
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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