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“Seņorita, I ask him to come to Rio,” he said. She turned her large dark eyes
scrutinizingly upon me, then dropped them again. She was arranging some
melon seeds in a rayed circle round the lizard that looked motionlessly at her. “
Do not ...
A voice cried—I could not help thinking—warningly, “Seraphina, Seraphina,” and
another voice said with excessive softness, “Seņorita! Voyons! quelle folie.” She
sprang at me. Her hand hurt my wrist as she dragged me aft. I scrambled ...
... eyes in which the sister hath found favor.'” I looked at him in amazement. “You
loved Veronical " I said. “But Veronica is nothing at all. There was the Seņorita.”
He smiled wearily. “Ah, the Seņorita; she is very well; a man could love her, too.
By the splash of the fountain, on a little round table between two chairs, stood a
many-branched candlestick. The duenna sat down opposite Don Balthasar. A
multitude of stars was suspended over the breathless peace of the COurt. “
The seņorita had been most anxious all day—ever since she had heard the friar
had come. Castro ... I have been sleepless in my watchfulness over the guest of
the house, as the seņorita has desired—for the honor of the Riegos. Let her set ...
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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