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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 ...
The horse stood , drooping its head , and the man turned in his saddle . "
Runners , " he shouted , " Bow Street runners ! Come along , come along , boys !
We ' ll roast ' em . . . . Runners ! Runners ! " The sound of heavy horses at a jolting
... saddle - bow , ready to pay his men their seven shillings a head for the run .
Ralph remembered , too—or I remembered for him — that he had estates and an
agent in Jamaica , and he turned into the big inn at the junction of the London
It was enough for me to sail in and out of the patches of shadow that fell from the
moon right above our heads . We embarked , and , as we drew further out , the
land turned to a shadow , spotted here and there with little lights . Behind us a
He rose to his feet , and , turning his back to me , began to shave , squinting into
a broken looking - glass . I had not the slightest inkling of his meaning . I only
knew that going out of his berth was like escaping from the dark lair of a beast
into a ...
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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