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My name's John Kemp," I said. The other grunted. " Hurry up, Thoms." " But, Mr.
Lillywhite," Thoms reasoned, " he don't speak like a Dago. Split me if he do! And
we aint in a friendly country either, you know that. We can't afford to rile the gentry
Over there in my uncle's town, there are some villains — you know what I mean,
one must not speak too loudly on this ship. There is a man called O'Brien, who
mismanages my uncle's affairs. What do I know? The good Tomas has ...
There was a ring of iron on iron, and the man next the very old man raised his
arms and began to speak very slowly, very distinctly, and very mournfully. It was
quite easy to understand him; he declared his perfect innocence. No one listened
As I cannoned off the drums, a hand caught at my arm, and someone else began
to speak to me. It was old Ramon, who was telling me that he had a special kind
of Manchester goods at his store. He explained that they had arrived very lately, ...
Do not speak very loudly, lest you awaken my father," she warned us. The old
Don's face was still turned to the ceiling. Carlos, standing behind his chair,
opened his mouth a little in a half smile. I was really angry with O'Brien by that
time, with ...
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