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... arm and declared forcibly, “I don't know you. I am Nikola el Demonio, the
Mexican.” Poor old Cowper groaned. The reputation of Nikola el Demonio, if
rumors were to be trusted, was a horrible thing for a man with women depending
The Lugareņo stammered, “Nikola . . . Nikola el Escoces, Seņor Don Patricio.” “
You hear?” O'Brien asked the judge. “This villager identifies the man.” “
Undoubtedly—undoubtedly,” the Juez said. “We need no more evidence. . . . You
, seņor ...
And another swore, “The said Nikola was below, but he came running up, and
with one blow of his knife severed the throat of the man who was kneeling on the
deck. . . .” There was no doubt that Nikola had committed these crimes; that the ...
for the surrender either of myself or of some other poor devil whom he might palm
off as Nikola el Escoces. While the admiral was there the Lion was pretty safe
from molestation, and she would sail pretty soon. At the same time, except for the
Nichols, the real Nikola el Escoces! The Cuban grumbled suddenly: “You, seņor,
are without doubt one of the spies of that friend of the priests, that O'Brien. Tell
him to beware—that I bid him beware. I, Don Vincente Salazar de Valdepeņas y ...
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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