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1  I remember," the old man interrupted, "my mother.
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2  The old man had sprung upon him from his hiding-place behind a tree.
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3  Heralded by the impetuosity of the Afghan hound, the old man entered.
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4  Nature had provided a site for a house; man had built his house in a hollow.
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5  Happy he felt as a boy; yet reckless as an old man; an unusual, an agreeable sensation.
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6  A very tall old man, with gleaming eyes, wrinkled cheeks, and a head with no hair on it.
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7  In real life they had never met, the long lady and the man holding his horse by the rein.
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8  Her family, she told the old man in the arm-chair, had lived near Liskeard for many centuries.
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9  The lady was a picture, bought by Oliver because he liked the picture; the man was an ancestor.
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10  "Say good morning, George; say 'Good morning, Grandpa,'" Mabel urged him, giving him a push towards the man.'
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11  And as he cringed at the old man's feet, a string was slipped over his collar; the noose that old Oliver always carried with him.
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12  But the master was not dead; only dreaming; drowsily, seeing as in a glass, its lustre spotted, himself, a young man helmeted; and a cascade falling.
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13  Coming out of the library it was painful, but pleasant, to run slap into Mrs. Manresa and an unknown young man with tow-coloured hair and a twisted face.
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14  In all this sound of welcome, protestation, apology and again welcome, there was an element of silence, supplied by Isabella, observing the unknown young man.
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15  It was, he supposed more of a force or a radiance, controlling the thrush and the worm; the tulip and the hound; and himself, too, an old man with swollen veins.
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16  It was a pity that the man who had built Pointz Hall had pitched the house in a hollow, when beyond the flower garden and the vegetables there was this stretch of high ground.
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17  The old man in the arm-chair--Mr. Oliver, of the Indian Civil Service, retired--said that the site they had chosen for the cesspool was, if he had heard aright, on the Roman road.
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