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Rangsley took hold of a piece of wainscoting , part of the frame of a panel ; he
pulled it towards him , and , at the same moment , a glazed show - case full of
razors and brushes swung noiselessly forward with an effect of the supernatural .
... an incredible squint — a squint that gave the idea that he was performing some
tortuous and defiant feat with the muscles of his neck . He maintained an air of
distrustful inscrutability . The hand which took my letter was very large , very white
And ' tis a pretty spot . " He got a sort of languorous honey into his voice , and
drawled out , " The — the Senorita ' s . " He took an air of businesslike candor . "
You can help us , and we you ; we could do without you better than you without
Afterwards , he took his coat from my arm . I tried to help him , but he refused my
aid , and jerked himself painfully into it . It was too tight for him . Suddenly , he
said : " You seem to be deuced intimate with that man — deuced intimate . " His
I took down a long straight blade , like a rapier , with a basket hilt . It was a
cumbrous weapon , and with a blunt edge ; still , it had a point , and I was ready
to thrust and parry against the world . I called upon my foes . No enemy appeared
, and ...
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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