I had an intense longing to go with him out into the great world that brooded all
round our foot - hills . You are to remember that I knew nothing whatever of that
great world . I had never been further away from our farm than just to Canterbury
At the steep of the hill the men and horses came into sight against the white sky ,
a confused crowd of ominous things . " Turn that lanthorn off ' n me , " the
horseman said . " Don ' t you see you frighten my horse ? Now , boys , get round
... gayly , " it ' s all right . You ' ve to stand by Veronica . I ' ve no one to my back .
Good - night , goodI pulled my horse ' s head round and galloped down. by . "
PART FIRST 19.
Ramon looked round apprehensively . Carlos said , " The senor , my cousin ,
wishes for a Mr . Macdonald . You know him , senor ? " Ramon made a dry
gesture of perfect acquaintance . " I think I have seen him just now , " he said . " I
will make ...
Castro ' s eyes ran furtively all round him , then he looked at me . He made an
extraordinary swift motion with his right hand , and I saw that he was facing me
with a long steel blade displayed . Carlos continued to cough . The thing seemed
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