ACING PAGE > 34 “ Take a fool's advice , and scoot I felt that the light of Romance was going out of my life . 40 Castro , on his hands and knees , startled ...
I felt hands fumbling with a knot at the back of my head . “ You're all right , ” he said again . The hubbub of voices ceased suddenly .
I felt glad and flattered that a personage so romantic should deem me a fit companion for himself . He went forward as if with some purpose .
But he glared at me so soberly that next moment I felt frightened . “ Hanged by the neck , " he repeated ; and then added , “ Young fellow , you scoot .
And yet I remembered how unhappy I felt , how inexplicably unhappy . Presently the reason was made clear . I was homesick . I gave no further thought to the ...
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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