Duke Christian of Luneburg: Or, Tradition from the Hartz

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824
 

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Seite 158 - Turn him to any cause of policy, The Gordian knot of it he will unloose, Familiar as his garter...
Seite 75 - Thou shalt not be afraid for any terror by night, nor for the arrow that flieth by day ; For the pestilence that walketh in darkness, nor for the sickness that destroyeth in the noonday.
Seite 75 - A thousand shall fall beside thee, and ten thousand at thy right hand ; but it shall not come nigh thee.
Seite 274 - I'll give my jewels for a set of beads, My gorgeous palace for a hermitage, My gay apparel for an alms-man's gown, My...
Seite 299 - ... me ! — and if for your happiness, this name shall be mentioned no more." Elizabeth's soul was in agonies : — she heard him to the end ; — she had once, from his lips, heard another name than his own, as that of him for whom he sought her ; and she wished to hear no more. To fly Christian for ever, was now the whole aim of her thought.
Seite 294 - Adelheid was again throbbing in his heart — was before him ! — He rose from his chair. — Elizabeth cast down her eyes again in confusion; for the sudden flush, and expression of his, ere he started from his seat, seemed to tell her what had been in her's; and she sat, almost fainting under the overwhelming consciousness; and that he should have moved from her, struck her shrinking delicacy with an anguished pang of shame. Christian...
Seite 294 - Elizabeth, my sweet cousin !'* cried o 3 he, addressing herself with some emation, "may I presume to understand this sensibility ? — You know the object of my suit?" He paused again, as if for answer. Tremblingly she looked up. In that momentary glance, the secret of her soul would have been betrayed to any other man, But for Christian — he indeed had...
Seite 299 - Elizabeth ! —Why is this frightful change ?" — and as a brother would have retained a phrenzied sister, he clasped her closer to his heart. — " Trust me as a brother — command me ! — and if for your happiness, this name shall be mentioned no more." Elizabeth's soul was in agonies : — she heard him to the end ; — she had once, from his lips, heard another name than his own, as that of him for...
Seite 287 - At last, her breast heaving to suffocation; and half rising to escape, she knew not why nor how, while looking to one side or the other, — any where, but to meet his eyes under that dread silence ; — she almost unconsciously uttered the name of " Henry !" as if calling on her brother to support or rescue her.

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