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When Ralph was displeased with this Spanish connection he used to swear that
Carlos had cut a throat or taken a purse . At other times he used to say that it was
a political matter . In fine , Carlos had the hospitality of the Priory , and the title of ...
... against any Free Trader — never did , as a matter of fact , or not for many years
, Carlos , then , Rooksby ' s Spanish kinsman , PART FIRST.
The moon began to get up , ; above the cutting the clouds had a fringe of sudden
silver . A horseman , cloaked and muffled to the ears , trotted warily towards us . "
What ' s up ? " he hailed from a matter of ten yards . " What are you showing that ...
And , as a matter of fact , that was the smugglers ' ferocious idea of humor . They
would hang any undesirable man , like these runners , whom it would make too
great a stir to murder outright , over the edge of a low bank , and swear to him that
As a matter of fact , Ralph , after having egged me on , in the intention of staying
at home , had had qualms of conscience , and had come to the quarry . It was he
who had cried the watchword , " Snuff and enough , " and who had held the ...
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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