I remember the rattling of the bolts on that door , and the tall figure that appeared
there , snuffbox in hand . In that land of white clothes , that precise , ancient ,
Castilian in black was something to remember . The black cane that had made
It suddenly appeared very wonderful that I could sit calmly there , surveying , for
instance , those four - sinister fellows with daggers , as if they were nothing at all .
When I had been at home the matter would have caused me extraordinary ...
V It was like being outside a lion ' s cage . People appeared and disappeared in
front of the lighted door ; windows stood open , with heads craning out all along
the inn face . I was hurrying off the back of my horse when the admiral came out ...
He appeared to be halfway between supreme content and violent anger . At last
he delivered himself . “ Let ' s duck him . . . hey ? . . . Let ' s duck him ! ” He spoke
with a sort of benevolent chuckle , then raised his voice and called , “ Tinsley !
Seven men appeared in sight above the heads , clinging to each other for ...
Clinging still to each other as they stood beneath the dangling ropes of the long
beam , they had the appearance of a group of statuary to forjorn misery .
Festoons of ...
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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