ACING PAGE « Take a fool's advice , and scoot ” 34 I felt that the light of
Romance was going out of my life 40 166 Castro , on his hands and knees ,
startled me by whispering at my feet : “ Stand aside , señor ” . Standing there , in
the midst of ...
I whispered loudly : Carlos ! Carlos ! " There was a moment of hoarse whispering
; a sudden gruff sound . A shaft of blazing yellow light darted from the level of the
ground into my dazed eyes . A man sprang at me and thrust something cold and
Don't struggle , ” he whispered in my ear ; his silk handkerchief came cool across
my eyelids . 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 . “ Now , lads ...
It was he who had cried the watchword , “ Snuff and enough , and who had held
the whispered consultation . Carlos and Castro had waited in their hiding - place ,
having been spectators of the arrival of the runners and of my capture .
Ah , amigo mio , but you must now , " said Carlos gently- " you mustAnd , looking
me straight in the face with a still , penetrating glance of his big , romantic eyes , “
It is a good life , " he whispered seductively , “ and I like you , John Kemp .
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