La grande ombre

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Published: 1909
Language: French
Wordcount: 47,445 / 160 pg
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,571
Added to site: 2004.11.16
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le canon de fusil se dressait derrière le siège.

Jim avait l'air d'aussi mauvaise humeur que son père, avec ses mains fourrées dans ses poches de côté, ses sourcils joints, et sa lèvre inférieure avancée.

-- Tout ça, c'est un mensonge, cria le docteur en passant. Il n'y a pas eu de débarquement, et tous les sots d'Écosse sont allés arpenter pour rien les routes.

Son fils Jim poussa un grognement indistinct en entendant ces mots, ce qui lui valut de la part de son père un coup sur le côté du crâne avec le poing fermé.

À ce coup, le jeune garçon laissa tomber sa tête sur sa poitrine comme s'il avait été étourdi.

Mon père hocha la tête, car il avait de l'affection pour Jim, et nous rentrâmes tous à la maison, en dodelinant du chef, et les yeux papillotants, pouvant à peine tenir les y

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