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Like a shadow thrown from afar sheet- . upon a snowy 208 • Allowed his head to
drop on his breast , as if saddened by the vanity of human ambition This was his
passing . This— . 326 388 ROMANCE PART FIRST THE QUARRY AND THE ...
The warm reflection of the light behind her , gilding the curve of her face from ear
to chin , lost itself in the shadows of black lace falling from dark hair that was not
quite black . She spoke as if the words clung to her lips ; as if she had to put them
The alternative would have been a shabby , ignominious life at Calais , in the
shadow of Brummel and such . My father used to sit all day by the fire , inscribing
“ ideas ” every now and then in a pocket - book . I think he was writing an epic ...
We stood in a little slanting cutting in the shadow . A watery light before the
moon's rising slanted downwards from the hilltop along the opposite bank . We
stood in utter silence . “ If you stir a hair , " my captor said coolly , “ I'll squeeze the
I knew it was the Free Traders from that ; for except between banks they kept to
the soft roadsides as if it were an article of faith . The noise of hoofs became that
of an army . The runners began to consult . The shadow called Thoms was for ...
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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