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For a moment they looked me straight in the face , reflectively , unconcerned ,
and then traveled to the spectacles of old Ramon . This glance - remember I was
young on that day — had been enough to set me wondering what they were ...
I looked at him wonderingly in the dusk ; his high coat collar almost hid his face ,
and his hat was pressed down over his eyes . The thing seemed incredible to me
. Here was an adventure , and I was shocked to see that Rooksby was in a ...
There were ugly rumors of it ; and there was a danger that Castro and Carlos , if
not looked after , might end their days in some marshdyke . It was desirable that
someone well known in our parts should see them to the seashore . A boat , there
Tis the young ' un , ” he grunted , after a moment . “ Read the warrant , Thoms . "
My captor began to fumble in his pocket , pulled out a paper , and bent down into
the light . Suddenly he paused and looked up at me . “ This aint Mr . Lillywhite , I ...
There ' s five - and - forty warrants out against me — but they dursent serve ' em .
But he ' s not me . " “ It ' s a miserable business , " Ralph said . He had an air of
the profoundest dejection . In the misty light he looked like a man mortally ...
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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