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The young girl was, for the moment, what counted most on the whole, the only
thing the eye could rest on. ... I had seen her gray eyes; I had seen her red lips;
her dark hair, her lithe gestures; the carriage of her head; her throat, her hands.
By the side of his lustiness, she was almost ethereal—and yet I seemed to see in
them something they had in common—something subtle, like the expression of
eyes. It was the expression of their eyes. They looked at us with commiseration; ...
I closed my eyes. I did not wish him to talk to me. I heard him say: “Well, hasta
mas ver. I shall get away from here. Good-night.” He swayed an immense
shadow through the door. Salazar took the candle and followed him into the
corridor. - Yes ...
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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