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Author: Joseph Conrad (Josef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski)
Co-author: Ford Madox Ford
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 161,083 / 452 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,712
Added to site: 2006.02.01 12573

ed out, right enough. But then I should have to get across salt water, too, for at least a year. Why----"

He seemed ready to tear his hair, and then I put in my say. He needed a little persuasion, though, in spite of Veronica.

I should have to meet Carlos Riego and Castro in a little fir-wood above the quarry, in half an hour's time. All I had to do was to whistle three bars of "Lillibulero," as a signal. A connection had been already arranged with the Free Traders on the road beside the quarry, and they were coming down that night, as we knew well enough, both of us. They were coming in force from Canterbury way down to the Marsh. It had cost Ralph a pretty penny; but, once in the hands of the smugglers, his cousin and Castro would be safe enough from the runners; it would have needed a troop of horse to take them. The difficulty was that of late the smugglers themselves had become demoralized. There were ugly rumours of it; and there was a danger that Castro and Carlos, if not looked after, mi



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