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But gradually the suggestion of a tender and ironic smile appeared on his lips.
With a slow effort he raised his arm and his eyelids, in an appeal of all his
weariness for my ear. I made a movement to stoop over him, and the floor, the
great bed, ...
I pressed my lips silently upon her cheek. Her eyes were open. It seemed to me
she had a smile fainter than her sighs. She was very brave, but her smile did not
go beyond her lips. Not a feature of her face moved. I could have opened my ...
Seraphina kept on moistening his lips. “Repent, Manuel,” she entreated fervently.
“We have forgiven thee the evil done to us. Repent of thy crimes—poor man.” “
Your voice, Seņorita. What? You! You yourself bringing this blessing to my lips!
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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