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There is a man called O'Brien, who mis- 1 manages my uncle's affairs. What do I
know? The/ good Tomas has been in some villainy that is no affair oij mine. He is
a good friend and a faithful dependent of my family's. He certainly had that ...
Vaya." He looked at me with his piercing eyes set to an expression that might
have been gentle mockery. At any rate, it also contained intense scrutiny, and,
perhaps, a little of appeal. I sighed myself. "There is a man called O'Brien in there
," he ...
"I should not advise any one to come to Rio Medio, my uncle's town, without
making a friend of the Sefior O'Brien." He went once more to the inner door, and,
after a moment's whispering with someone within, returned to me. "My uncle still ...
I tell you, if you come to visit us, it will be as well to be on good terms with the
Sefior Juez O'Brien. My uncle is a very old man, and if I die before him, this O'
Brien, I think, will end by marrying my cousin, because my poor uncle is very
much in ...
I said that I imagined him the more famous Sefior Juez O'Brien. "It's little use
saying ye arren't famous," he said. His voice had the faint, infinitely sweet twang
of certain Irishry; a thing as delicate and intangible as the scent of lime flowers.
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