The accusing spirit, or, De Courcy and Eglantine, by the author of Delia, Rosina, and the subterranean cavern, Volume 2

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Page 46 - The times have been That, when the brains were out, the man would die, And there an end ; but now they rise again, With twenty mortal murders on their crowns, And push us from our stools.
Page 25 - Chaftity ; nj 1 fee you vifibly, and now believe That he, the Supreme Good, t' whom all things ill Are but as flavifh officers of vengeance...
Page 207 - Tis fafety to be near thee fure, and thus " To clafp perfection !" From his void embrace, Myfterious Heaven ! that moment, to the ground, A blackened corfe, was ftruck the beauteous maid. But who can paint the lover, as he flood, Pierc'd by fevere amazement, hating life, Speechlefs, and fix'd in all the death of woe > So, faint refemblance ! on the marble tomb, The well-diflembled mourner ftooping Hands, For ever filent, and for ever fad.
Page 246 - Midst sculls and coffins, epitaphs and worms ; Where light-heel'd ghosts, and visionary shades. Beneath the wan cold moon (as fame reports) Embody'd, thick, perform their mystic rounds. No other merriment, dull tree ! is thine.

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