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And for yourself , too , " I answered , feeling very hopeless , and with a dogged
grimness . " Just now , my young cousin , I feel as if I should not mind dying under
the water , " he remarked with a sigh , but without ceasing to bail for a moment .
A feeling came over me that this , indeed , was the elevated and the romantic .
Perhaps he was tired of his life ; perhaps he really regretted what he left behind
him in England , or somewhere else some association , some woman . But he , at
It was then , not knowing whether I should ever see Carlos again , and with a
desperate , unhappy feeling of loneliness , that I had sought out Barnes in the
dim immensity of the steerage . In the square of wan light that came down the
A rush of strange , sweet feeling made me dumb . She was looking at me , her
lips set , her eyes wide and still ; and suddenly she said : “ Ask nothing . The land
is not far yet . You can escape , Carlos thought . But no ! You would only perish
... and Castro , coming up panting , would remark from behind that , on such a hot
day as this , it was a shame to disturb even a dog sleeping in the shade . I had
the feeling of absolute absorption into one idea . I was ravaged by a thought .
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