It was Romance; you have no idea what it meant to me to talk to Carlos Riego.
Rooksby was kind enough. He had me over to the Priory, where I made the
acquaintance of the two maiden ladies, his second cousins, who kept house for
I say, Ralph, give me Carlos' direction. ..." I caught hold of his arm. "I'll go after him
. He'd show me a little life. He said he would." Ralph remained lost in a kind of
gloomy abstraction, while I went on worrying him for Carlos' address. "Carlos is ...
have power to hang Tomas and be revenged on Carlos? •It did not affect my love
for Carlos, though, in the weariness of this mystery, the passage seemed to drag
a little. And it was obvious enough that Carlos was unwilling or unable to tell ...
In my great loneliness I went to say good-by to him after I had definitely parted
with Carlos. I had been in our cabin. A great bustle of shore- going, of leave-
taking had sprung up all over the ship. Carlos and Castro had entered with a tall,
Rio Medio was the name of the town to which Carlos was goings — which his
uncle owned. They moved away from above. What was I to believe? What could
this mean? But the second mate's, "Scoot, young man," seemed to come to my
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