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There was the same tenseness of muscle . He stepped with extraordinary care on
the points of his toes , and came to a stop about four feet from me . I began to
wonder what Rooksby would have thought of this sort of thing , to wonder why ...
He was so slow , so deliberate , that I own I began to wonder whether Carlos and
Castro were still on board . It seemed to be at least half an hour before
Macdonald cleared his throat , with a sound resembling the 52 ROMANCE.
I wonder who will believe you ! ” He went behind the old Don's chair with the
gliding motion of a Spanish lawyer , and slipped down the open trap - hatch near
the window . It was the disappearance of a shadow . I heard some “ I supguttural
At once the aged , slightly mechanical voice of Don Balthasar rose thinly , putting
himself and his house at my disposition . The formality of movement , of voices ,
governed and checked the unbounded emotions of my wonder . The two ladies ...
It ended in a disaster , and a sense of wonder had been added to the mystery of
the fabulous Rio Medio organization . The Cuban authorities protested against
the warlike operations attempted in a friendly country ; at the same time , they had
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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