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Surprise deprived me of speech. I glanced at Carlos. He was watching us
inscrutably. The young girl touched the lizard gently, but it was too frightened to
move. O'Brien, with shrewd glances, rocked his chair. . . . What did I want? he
The poor, superstitious young lady is on her knees, crossing herself.” Mrs.
Williams shuddered slightly. It was plain that the sight of that popish practice had
given her a shock— almost a scare, as if she had seen a secret and nefarious rite
I was so inexperienced, she said, and so was the young lady— poor motherless
thing—wilful, no doubt—so very taking—like a little child, rather. Had I
comprehended all my responsibility? (And here one of the hurried side-allusions
to the ...
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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