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I began to wonder what Rooksby would have thought of this sort of thing , to
wonder why Castro himself found it necessary to crouch for such a long time . Up
above , the hum of many people , still laughing , still talking , faded a little out of
He was so slow , so deliberate , that I own I began to wonder whether Carlos and
Castro were still on board . It seemed to be at least half an hour before
Macdonald cleared his throat , with a sound resembling the coughing of a
defective pump ...
You are going to denounce the senior judge of the Marine Court of Havana as a
pirate . I wonder who will believe you ! " He went behind the old Don ' s chair with
the gliding motion of a Spanish lawyer , and slipped down the open trap - hatch ...
The formality of movement, of voices, governed and checked the unbounded
emotions of my wonder. The two ladies sank, with a rustle of starch and stiff silks,
in answer to my profound bow. I had just enough control over myself to
At once the aged , slightly mechanical voice of Don Balthasar rose thinly , putting
himself and his house at my disposition . The formality of movement , of voices ,
governed and checked the unbounded emotions of my wonder . The two ladies ...
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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