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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 ...
I remained alone. The blue bales and the white, and the great red oil jars loomed
in the dim light filtering through the jalousies out of the blinding sunlight of
Jamaica. A moment after, the door opened once more and a young man came
out to ...
He had been an inventor, a projector, and my mother had been a pool beauty,
brought up on the farm we still lived on — the last rag of land that had remained
to her father. Then she had married a good man in his way ; a good enough catch
Ralph remained lost in a kind of gloomy abstraction, while I went on worrying him
for Carlos' address. " Carlos is the only soul I know outside five miles from here.
Besides, he's friends in the Indies. That's where I want to go, and he could give ...
Jamaica was in those days — and remained for many years after — in the throes
of a question. The question was, of course, that of the abolition of slavery. The
planters as a rule were immensely rich and overbearing. They said, " If the Home
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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