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You have done mischief enough, fools of Lugarenos. Now we go." I saw, as in a
dream of stress and violence, some men making ready to cast off the schooner,
and then, in a supreme effort, an effort of lusty youth and strength, which I ...
The respectable population of Rio Medio, leading a cloistered existence in the
ruins of old splendor, used to call that thievish rabble Lugarenos — villagers.
They were sea-thieves, but they were dangerous. At night, from these clusters of
He could make himself necessary ; he could bribe ; he could frighten : he was
able to make use of the highest in the land and of the lowest, from the present
Captain-General to the Lugarenos. In Havana he had for him the reigning powers
; in ...
There has arrived a friar from a Havana convent amongst the Lugareņos of the
bay. I have known him come like this before." I remembered that in the morning,
while dressing, I had glanced out of the narrow outside window of my room, and ...
The two Lugarenos had stolen in unnoticed by me. There was a stifled metallic
ringing, as of a guitar carried under a cloak. " Vengeance on the heretic Inglez! " "
Come away! They may suddenly open the gate and fall upon us with sticks.
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