And my day before yesterday was the day on which I , at twenty - two , stood looking at myself in the tall glass , the day on which I left my home in Kent ...
We stood in a little slanting cutting in the shadow . A watery light before the moon's rising slanted downwards from the hilltop along the opposite bank .
The horse stood , drooping its head , and the man turned in his saddle . " Runners , " he shouted , " Bow Street runners ! Come along , come along , boys !
and in a few minutes we stood upon the shingle beside the idle sea , that was nearly at the full . across . CHAPTER IV I T was , I suppose , what PART FIRST ...
Afterwards , when I stood on the deck , they began laughing at old Rangsley , who held forth in a thunderous voice , punctuated by hiccoughs : " They ...
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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