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When Ralph made the grand tour, he had made the acquaintance of his Spanish
relations; he used to talk about them, the Riegos, and Veronica used to talk of
what he said of them until they came to stand for Romance, the romance of the ...
I started away from the glass as if I had been taken in an act of folly. Rooksby was
flicking his leg with his switch in the doorway, at the bottom of the narrow flight of
stairs. He wanted to talk to me, he said, and I followed him out through the yard ...
An answer came from the black shadow of a clump of roadside elms. I made out
the forms of three or four horses standing with their heads together. "Come along,
" Rangsley said; "up with you. We'll talk as we go." Someone helped me into a ...
There was nothing to be done but talk and wait. " No; England," he answered in a
tone full of meaning — ' " things in England — people there. One person at least."
To me his words and his smile seemed to imply a bitter irony; but they were ...
He could talk convincingly of the cold, and of the snows and his escape. And from
his allusions one could get glimpses of what he had been before and afterwards
— apparently everything that was questionable in a secularly disturbed Europe ...
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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