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The door , petulantly thrust inwards , struck against some barrels . I remember the
rattling of the bolts on that door , and the tall figure that appeared there , snuffbox
in hand . In that land of white clothes , that precise , ancient , Castilian in black ...
It suddenly appeared very wonderful that I could sit calmly there , surveying , for
instance , those four sinister fellows with daggers , as if they were nothing at all .
When I had been at home the matter would have caused me extraordinary ...
People appeared and disappeared in front of the lighted door ; windows stood
open , with heads craning out all along the inn face . I was hurrying off the back of
my horse when the admiral came out on to the steps . Someone lit a torch , and ...
He appeared to be halfway between supreme content and violent anger . At last
he delivered himself . " Let ' s duck him . . . hey ? . . . Let ' s duck him ! " He spoke
with a sort of benevolent chuckle , then raised his voice and called , " Tinsley !
Seven men appeared in sight above the heads , clinging to each other for
support , and being drawn slowly along . ... Clinging still to each other as they
stood beneath the dangling ropes of the long beam , they had the appearance of
a group ...
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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