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... a Castilian , during the Peninsular war . He had been a prisoner at the time he
had died in Spain , I think . When Ralph made the grand tour , he had made the
acquaintance of his Spanish relations ; he used to talk about them , 6 ROMANCE.
Spanish relations ; he used to talk about them , the Riegos , and Veronica used to
talk of what he said of them until they came to stand for Romance , the romance
of the outer world , to me . One day , a little before Ralph and Veronica became ...
Hey , John - John Kemp ; come down , I say ! ” I started away from the glass as if I
had been taken in an act of folly . Rooksby was flicking his leg with his switch in
the doorway , at the bottom of the narrow flight of stairs . He wanted to talk to me ...
An answer came from the black shadow of a clump of roadside elms . I made out
the forms of three or four horses standing with their heads together . " Come
along , ” Rangsley said ; “ up with you . We'll talk as we go . Someone helped me
... but without ceasing to bail for a moment . “ Ah , you are sorry to be leaving
home , and your friends , and Spain , and your fine adventures , ” I answered .
The blue flare showed a very little nearer . There was nothing to be done but talk
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