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That is why he is here to-day, attending my uncle in this affair of delivering up the
pirates. My uncle loves him very much. O'Brien was at first my uncle's clerk, and
my uncle made him a juez, and he is also the intendant of my uncle's estates, ...
I said that I imagined him the more famous Seņor Juez O'Brien. “It's little use
saying ye arren't famous,” he said. His voice had the faint, infinitely sweet twang
of certain Irishry; a thing as delicate and intangible as the scent of lime flowers.
I was really angry with O'Brien by that time, with his air of omniscience, superiority
, and self-content, as if he were talking to a child or someone very credulous and
weak-minded. “What right have you to speak for me, Seņor Juez 2 " I said in the ...
I apologized to the young girl for having awakened her father. Her color was very
high, and her eyes sparkled. If she had not been so very beautiful I should have
gone away at once. She said angrily: “He is odious to me, the Seņor Juez.
Has not the Seņor Juez O'Brien so ordained 2 You will give ear to me, you will
alleviate my indignant sufferings?” He implored me with his eyes for a long tline.
Manuel-del-Popolo, as he called himself, pushed the hair back from his forehead.
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