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... a Castilian , during the Peninsular war . He had been a prisoner at the time he
had died in Spain , I think . When Ralph made the grand tour , he had made the
acquaintance of his Spanish relations ; he used to talk about them , ROMANCE.
Spanish relations ; he used to talk about them , the Riegos , and Veronica used to
talk of what he said of them until they came to stand for Romance , the romance
of the outer world , to me . One day , a little before Ralph and Veronica became ...
Carlos , then , Rooksby ' s Spanish kinsman , had come and gone , and I envied
him his going , with his air of mystery , to some far - off lawless adventures —
perhaps over there in Spain , where there were war and rebellion . Shortly ...
Kemp he may be , but he spoke Spanish up there . . . and we ' ve got something
for our trouble . He ' ll swing , I ' ll lay you a - - " From far above us came a shout ,
then a confused noise of voices . The moon began to get up ; above the cutting ...
He looked at me , inscrutably and attentively , through It was on the arcade before
his store in Spanish Town . Long sunblinds flapped slightly . Before the next door
a large sign proclaimed “ Office of the Buckatoro Journal . ” It was , as I have ...
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