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He moved to tie our feet , and hang us by our finger - nails over the quarry edge .
A hubbub of assent and dissent went up ; then the crowd became unanimous .
Rangsley slipped from his horse . " Blindfold ' em , lads , " he cried , and turned ...
His head was knotted in a red , white - spotted handkerchief ; his grizzled beard
was tangled ; he wore a black and rusty cloak , ragged at the edges , and his feet
were often bare ; at his side would lie his wooden right hand . As a rule , the ...
A tumultuous shuffling of feet went on continuously over our heads . The ship was
crowded with people from the shore . Perhaps Macdonald was amongst them ,
even looking for me . " Ah , amigo mio , but you must now , " said Carlos gently ...
... with a grandiose gesture . " By my hand ! " he added with difficulty . He was
really very much alarmed . Carlos was gazing up the hatch . I was ready to laugh
at the idea of dying by Tomas Castro ' s hand while , within five feet of 38
He rose to his feet , quite collected , a spick - and - span little man . " I suppose I '
ve said too much . Well , well ! You are going to denounce the senior judge of the
Marine Court of Havana as a pirate . I wonder who will believe you ! " He went ...
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