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A little bar of light lay on the horizon in front of me, almost colourless. It was
crossed again and again by the small fir-trunks that were little more than wands.
A woodpigeon rose with a sudden crash of sound, flapping away against the
The moon was hidden from us by clouds, but, a long way off, over the distant sea,
there was an irregular patch of silver light, against which the chimneys of the
opposite houses were silhouetted. The church clock began muffledly to chime the
He said, “Won't you give me that light?” And I understood he ... He lifted his head;
the light twinkled in his eyes. “Oh, I won't die,” ... and before us La Chica tottered
and stumbled along with the lights, moaning: “Madre de Dios! What will become ...
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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