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I began to say that I had done nothing at all, but he waved his hand with a little
smile. “You are very brave,” he said, as if to silence me. “I am not ungrateful.” He
began again to ask for news from home—from my home. - I told him that Veronica
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 veins for her without hesitation, if it had not been a forbidden ...
He walked behind the table; the judge rose with immense deference; with his
eternal smile, and no word spoken, he motioned the judge to resume the
examination; he stood looking at the clerk's notes meditatively, the smile still
round lips that ...
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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