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... half servant , who said he had served in Napoleon ' s Spanish contingent , and
had a way of striking his breast with a wooden hand ( his arm had suffered in a
cavalry charge ) , and exclaiming , “ I , Tomas Castro ! . . . " He was an Andalusian
You remember what Tomas Castro said . . . . " Rooksby came to a sudden halt ,
and began furiously to switch his corded legs . " Curse Carlos , and his Castro ,
too . They ' ll have me in jail betwixt them . They ' re both in my red ROMANCE.
That Castro , with his Cuba , is nothing but a blasted buccaneer . . . and Carlos is
no better . They go to Liverpool for a passage to Jamaica , and see what comes
of it ! ” . It seems that on Liverpool docks , in the owl - light , they fell in with an ...
I should have to meet Carlos Riego and Castro in a little firwood above the quarry
, in half an hour ' s time . All I had to do was to whistle three bars of Lillibullero , "
as a signal . A connection had been already arranged with the Free Traders on ...
Carlos and Castro talked under their breaths . Along the gunwale ... 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 we should drown V.
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