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For a moment they looked me straight in the face , reflectively , unconcerned ,
and then travelled to the spectacles of old Ramon . This glance - remember I was
young on that dayhad been enough to set me wondering what they were thinking
There's a filthy muddle with the Free Traders - a whistle to blow after dark at the
quarry . To - night of all nights , and me a justice and as good as a married man ! ”
I looked at him wonderingly in the dusk ; his high coat collar almost hid his face ...
The difficulty was that of late the smugglers themselves had become demoralized
. There were ugly rumours of it ; and there was a danger that Castro and Carlos ,
if not looked after , might end their days in some marsh - dyke . It was desirable ...
Carlos looked at me with an expression of affection that a little shamed my
lightness of tone : “ I love you much more than a kinsman , Juan , ” he said . “ I
wish you could come with me . I try to arrange it . Later , perhaps , I may be dead .
He had in a pronounced degree the Nova Scotian peculiarities and accent , and
after he had shaved , his face shone like polished leather . “ Hallo ! ” he said . “
See heeyur , young Kemp , does your neck just itch to be stretched ? " I looked at
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