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I say, Ralph, give me Carlos' direction. ..." I caught hold of his arm. " I'll go after
him. He'd show me a little life. He said he would." Ralph remained lost in a kind of
gloomy abstraction, while I went on worrying him for Carlos' address. " Carlos is ...
I can't give my cousin up. He could be smuggled out, right enough. But then I
should have to get across salt water, too. for at least a year. Why " He seemed
ready to tear his hair, and then I ...
But he was hard enough, tyrannical enough, and had nerve enough to keep Free
-trading alive in our parts until long after it had become an anachronism. He
ended his days on the gallows, of course, but that was long afterwards. " I'd give a
I dare say you would give me a bed," I went on. The second mate was quite close
to us then. Carlos looked at me with an expression of affection that a little shamed
my lightness of tone : " I love you much more than a kinsman, Juan," he said.
The caballero is pleased to give me credit for a very great knowledge. What
should I know of that town ? There are doubtless good men there and very
wicked, as in other towns. Who knows? Your worship must ask the boats' crews
that the ...
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