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Having imperiously thrust the door of the inner room open, he remained
immovable, with no intention of entering, and called in a harsh, aged voice: "
Senor Ramon! Sefior Ramon!" and then twice: " Seraphina — Seraphina! "
turning his head ...
He had combed out his beard, but I could not forget the knots that had been in it. "
I told your worship how foolish and wrong-headed these English are," he said
sardonically to Carlos. And then to me, "If the sefior speaks loudly again, I shall
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 Sefior Juez.
Oh, hypocrite, hypocrite, hypocrite! His only faith was hate — the hate of England.
He would sacrifice everything to it. He would despoil and ruin his greatest
benefactors, this fatal man! " Sefior, my cousin," she said picturesquely, " he
The risk to her life," he cried ; " the risk of drowning, of hunger, of thirst — that is
all the sea can do. I do not think of that. I love her too much. She is my very own
spiritual child ; and I tell you, sefior, that the unholy intrigue of that man
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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