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They were smugglers and night - malefactors to a man - and she liked that . The
decent , slow - witted , gently devious type of rustic could not live under her . The
neighbours round declared that the Lady Mary Kemp's farm was a hotbed of ...
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 in
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 ...
Good - night , good - by . ” I pulled my horse's head round and galloped down the
hill . The main body had halted before setting out over the shingle to the shore .
Rangsley was waiting to conduct us into the town , where we should find a man ...
manded ; " can't leave you below ; the runners will be coming to the mayor for
new warrants to - morrow , and he'd not like to have spent the night in your
company . ' He threw a casement open . The moon was hidden from us by clouds
, but , a ...
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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