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Well , that is my yesterday of romance , for the many things that have passed
between those times and now have become dim or have gone out of my mind .
And my day before yesterday was the day on which I , at twenty - two , stood
looking at ...
Ralph ' s land was just on the other side of the Street , and the shepherds on the
downs used to see of nights a dead - and - gone Rooksby , Sir Peter that was ,
ride upon it past the quarry with his head under his arm . I don ' t think I believed
... 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 afterwards
That } had gone to Russia at the tail of the Grande Armée , or could not help
believing . He had been most likely : the grand army of sutlers and camp -
followers . E could talk convincingly of the cold , and of the snows ar his escape .
And from ...
He looked at me and smiled . It stirred unknown depths of emotion in me . I would
have gone with him , then , had he asked me . “ One day , ” he repeated , with an
extraordinary cadence of tone . His hand was grasping mine ; it thrilled me like ...
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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