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Page 47 - O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is Haunted!
Page 13 - The youth of green savannahs spake, And many an endless, endless lake With all its fairy crowds Of islands, that together lie As quietly as spots of sky Among the evening clouds.
Page 85 - And sic a night he taks the road in As ne'er poor sinner was abroad in. The wind blew as 'twad blawn its last; The rattling...
Page 238 - twas visible— I saw not, but I felt that it was there. That which I saw was the revealed abode Of Spirits in beatitude: my heart Swelled in my breast—' I have been dead,' I cried,
Page 275 - ... dress that one of the young men — the young savants — was so good as to drop there. Did you see the young savants who work under Gordon's orders ? I thought they were too forlorn ; there is n't one of them you would look at. If you can believe it, there was n't one of them that looked at me ; they took no more notice of me than if I had been the charwoman. They might have shown me some attention, at least, as the wife of the proprietor. What is it that Gordon 's called — is n't there some...
Page 257 - I could not have been asleep for more than an hour, when I was awakened by the peculiar creaking noise which the opening of my door always produced.
Page 1 - SEVERAL years have passed since the events occurred which I am about to relate in this narrative.

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