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Having imperiously thrust the door of the inner room open, he remained
immovable, with no intention of entering, and called in a harsh, aged voice: "
Senor Ramon! Senor Ramon! " and then twice: " Seraphina — Seraphina! "
turning his head ...
Our farm nestled down under the steep, brown downs, just beside the Roman
road to Canterbury; Stone Street — the Street — we called it. Ralph's land was
just on the other side of the Street, and the shepherds on the downs used to see
The shadow called Thoms was for bolting across country; but Lillywhite was not
built for speed. Besides he did not know the lie of the land, and believed the Free
Traders were mere bogeys. " They'll never touch us," Lillywhite grumbled.
John Kemp," I called, " I'm true blue." " Blue be hanged ! " a voice shouted back. "
What be you a-doing with runners? " The riot went on — forty or fifty voices. The
runners were seized ; several hands caught at me. It was impossible to make ...
Someone else, Rangsley, I think, called, " Bring 'em along — this way now." After
a period of turmoil we seemed to come out of the crowd upon a very rough,
descending path; Rangsley had called out, " Now, then, the rest of you be off; we'
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