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He was giving me up—and it occurred , to me that if the danger of his seduction
was over, there remained the danger of arrest just outside the door. Someone
behind me said peremptorily, “It is time,” and there was a flickering diminution of
Sebright wondered. “Where would be the sense of it?” “Sense,” I answered
contemptuously. “There is no sense in anything. There is necessity. Necessity.”
He remained silent for a time, peering at me. “Necessity, to be sure,” he said
I beckoned downwards with a desperate energy, Horse and rider remained
perfectly still, like an equestrian statue set up on the edge of a precipice.
Seraphina had never raised her head. The man's intent scrutiny could not have
mistaken me ...
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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