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“I am sorry for you, Juan.” “And for yourself, too,” I answered, feeling very
hopeless, and with a dogged grimness. “Just now, my young cousin, I feel as if I
should not mind dying under the water,” he remarked with a sigh, but without
ceasing to ...
... career, enhanced, also, the mystery. I asked him one day, “But why do you go
to Jamaica at all if you are bound for Cuba?” He looked at me, smiling a little
mournfully. “Ah, Juan PART FIRST 29.
“Ah, Juan mio,” he said, “Spain is not like your England, unchanging and stable.
The party who reign to-day do not love me, and they are masters in Cuba as in
Spain. But in his province my uncle rules alone. There I shall be safe.” He was ...
“Ah, Juan mine, do not ask too many questions! I wish you could come with me all
the way, but I cannot tell you all I know. I do not even myself know all. It seems
that the man is going to leave the ship in Jamaica, and has letters for that Seņor ...
Carlos looked at me with an expression of affection that a little shamed my
lightness of tone: “I love you much more than a kinsman, Juan,” he said. “I wish
you could come with me. I try to arrange it. Later, perhaps, I may be dead. I am
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