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"But there he is — your Senor Ramon," she said to her father, as if she were
chiding him for a petulance in calling; "your sight is not very good, my poor little
father — there he is, your Ramon." The warm reflection of the light behind her,
At the steep of the hill the men and horses came into sight against the white sky,
a confused crowd of ominous things. "Turn that lanthorn off'n me," the horseman
said. "Don't you see you frighten my horse? Now, boys, get round them.
I saw a hand light a torch at the lanthorn, and the crowd of faces, the muddle of
limbs, the horses' heads, and the quiet trees above, flickered into sight. "Don't let
them hang me, Jack Rangsley," I sobbed. "You know I'm no spy. Don't let 'em ...
"He'll not stop saying that till he has you safe aboard," Rangsley said. He showed
a glimmer of light down the ladder — Carlos and Castro descended. I caught
sight below me of the silver head and the deep red ears of the drunken uncle of ...
He subsisted a good deal on the charity of people like the Macdonalds, and I
used sometimes to catch sight of him at evenfall listening to Mrs. Macdonald; he
would be sitting beside her hammock on the veranda, his head very much down
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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