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It was enough for me to sail in and out of the patches of shadow that fell from the
moon right above our heads. We embarked, and, as we drew further out, the land
turned to a shadow, spotted here and there with little lights. Behind us a cock ...
I made out ghastly parallelograms of a ship's sails high above us, and at last
many faces peering unseeingly over the rail in our direction. We all shouted
together. I may say that it was thanks to me that we reached the ship. Our boat
went down ...
He had known the very spirit of romance, and now he was sailing gallantly out to
take up his inheritance from an uncle who was a great noble, owning the greater
part of one of the Intendencias of Cuba. " He is a very old man, I hear," Carlos ...
The fact that he was sailing in uncomfortable circumstances detracted little ; nor
did his clothes, which, at the worst, were better than any I had ever had. And he
wore them with an air and a grace. He had probably been in worse
You yourself, senor, or the excellent Mr. Topnambo, if you desired to know what
ships in a month's time are likely to be sailing for Havana, for New Orleans, or
any Gulf port, you would ask me. What more natural? It is my business, my trade,
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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