But there he is — your Senor Ramon , " she said to her father , as if she were
chiding him for a petulance in calling ; " your sight is not very good , my poor little
father — there he is , your Ramon . " The warm reflection of the light behind her ...
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
I caught sight below me of the silver head and the deep red ears of the drunken
uncle of Rangsley . He had been one of the most redoubtable of the family , a
man of immense strength and cunning , but a confirmed habit of consuming a pint
He subsisted a good deal on the charity of people like the Macdonalds , and I
used sometimes to catch sight of him at evenfall listening to Mrs . Macdonald ; he
would be sitting beside her hammock on the veranda , his head very much down
After that he seemed to take it into his head that I was going to assault him again .
He bolted out of sight , and I was left facing the admiral . He stared at me
contemptuously . I was streaming with perspiration and upbraiding him for
assaulting a ...
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