Results 1-5 of 100
She spoke as if the words clung to her lips; as if she had to put them forth
delicately for fear of damaging the frail things. She raised her long hand to a
white flower that clung above her ear like the pen of a clerk, and disappeared.
I'd blow them, and take the reward, but for you and Squahre Rooksby. They're
handy with their knives, too, I fancy. You mind me, and look to yourself with them.
There's something unnatural.” His words had a certain effect upon me, and his ...
And his words sank into my spirit, and made me afraid for my future. We followed
the others downwards into a ground-floor room that was fitted up as a barber's
shop. A rushlight was burning on a table. Rangsley took hold of a piece of ...
Carlos was of no use—he knew it, and, without saying a word, - busied himself in
bailing the water out. But Castro, I was surprised to notice, knew more than I did
about a boat, and, maimed as he was, made himself useful. “To me it looks as if ...
To me his words and his smile seemed to imply a bitter irony; but they were said
very earnestly. Castro had hauled the helpless form of old Rangsley forward. I
caught him muttering savagely: “I could kill that old man!” He did not want to be ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ToddSherman - LibraryThing
“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