She was dead. No sleep so beautiful and calm, so free from trace of pain, so fair to look upon. She seemed a creature fresh from the hand of God, and waiting for the breath of life — not one who had lived and suffered death. Stories for standard i (-vi). - Seite 211von mrs. William Thomas Greenup - 1880Vollansicht
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Richard Maxwell - 1992 - 415 Seiten
...throughout the last third of The Old Curiosity Shop — is purged of all restlessness. Her corpse lies "so beautiful and calm, so free from trace of pain, so fair to look upon" [71, 538-39]. (See fig. 18.) (Quilp's at the equivalent moment still twitches a little but he's certifiably...