The Mysteries of Udolpho

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Derby & Jackson, 1859

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الصفحة 179 - contrasted shade which involved the valley below. There, said Montoni, speaking for the first time in several hours, is Udolpho. Emily gazed with melancholy awe upon the castle, which she understood to be Montoni's ; for, though it was now lighted up by the setting sun, the Gothic greatness of its features, and its mouldering walls of
الصفحة 23 - to her votary yields? The warbling woodland, the resounding shore, The pomp of groves. and garniture of fields ; All that the genial ray of morning
الصفحة 46 - her brightening face; You cannot bar my constant feet to trace The woods and lawns, by living streams, at eve : Lot health my nerves and finer
الصفحة 509 - Unnatural deeds Do breed unnatural troubles; infected minds To their deaf pillows will discharge their secrets. More needs she the divine than the physician.
الصفحة 179 - At length the carriages emerged upon a heathy rock, and soon after reached the castle gates, where the deep tones of the portal bell, which was struck upon to give notice of their arrival, increased the fearful emotions that had assailed Emily. While they waited till the servant within should come to open the gates,
الصفحة 178 - Towards the close of the day, the road wound into a deep valley. Mountains, whoso shaggy steeps appeared to be inaccessible, almost surrounded it. To the east, a vista opened, and exhibited the Apennines in their darkest horrors ; and the long perspective of retiring summits rising over each other, their ridges clothed with pines, exhibited a stronger image of
الصفحة 197 - went towards the picture, which appeared to be inclosed in a frame of uncommon size, that hung in a dark part of the room. She paused again, and then with a timid hand lifted the veil ; but instantly let it fall—perceiving that what it had concealed was no picture, and, before she could leave the chamber, she dropped senseless on the floor.
الصفحة 35 - foot had never wandered, into the glen—so deep, that the thunder of the torrent, which was seen to foam along the bottom, was scarcely heard to murmur. Over these crags rose others of stupendous height and fantastic shape; some shooting into cones, others impending far over their base, in
الصفحة 177 - or of dreadful sublimity around her: other images, equally gloomy, and equally terrible, gleamed on her imagination. She was going, she scarcely knew whither, under the dominion of a person from whose arbitrary disposition she had already suffered so much, to marry, perhaps, a man who possessed neither her affection nor esteem ; or to
الصفحة 519 - here : that we but teach Bloody instructions. which, being taught, return To plague the inventor: thus even-handed

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