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I remember her face of that day ; her eyes were gray — the gray of black , not of
blue . 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 ...
He had thin red hair , untidy for want of a valet , a shining , delicate , hooked nose
, narrow - lidded blue eyes , and a face with the color and texture of a white -
heart cherry . He used to spend his days in a hooded chair . My mother managed
He had had me tied up like that before the runners ' eyes in order to take their
suspicions off me . He had made a pretense to murder me with the same idea .
But he didn ' t believe they were taken in . " There ' ll be warrants out before
... his own town . He has an only daughter , a Dona Seraphina , and I suppose
that if I find favor in his eyes I shall marry her , and inherit my PART FIRST 27.
Ah , amigo mio , but you must now , " said Carlos gently — - " you must - ” And ,
looking me straight in the face with a still , penetrating glance of his big , romantic
eyes , " It is a good life , " he whispered seductively , " and I like you , John Kemp .
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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