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" I seemed every night to descend, not metaphorically; but literally to descend, into chasms and sunless abysses, depths below depths, from which it seemed hopeless that I could ever re-ascend. "
Visions: A Study of False Sight (pseudopia.) - Page 231
by Edward Hammond Clarke - 1878 - 315 pages
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The Edinburgh monthly magazine [afterw.] Blackwood's Edinburgh ..., Volume 122

1877
...drawn out by the fierce chemistry of my dreams into insufferable splendour that fretted my heart. " 2. This and all other changes in my dreams were accompanied by deepseated anxiety and funereal melancholy, such as are wholly incommunicable by words. I seemed every night to descend —...
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The North American Review, Volume 18

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1824
...presented nightly spectacles of more than earthly splendor. My dreams were accompanied by deep seated anxiety and gloomy melancholy, such as are wholly incommunicable by words. I seemed to descend into chasms and sunless abysses, depths below depths, from which it seemed hopeless that...
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The year book of daily recreation and information

William Hone - 1832
...drawn out, by the fierce chemistry of my dreams, into insufferable splendor that fretted my heart. For this, and all other changes in my dreams, were...descend, not metaphorically, but literally to descend, inio chasms and sunless abysses, depths, below depths, from which it seemed hopeless that I could ever...
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The New London Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1

Literature - 1837
...crocodiles ; and laid confounded with all unutterably slimy things, amongst reeds and Nilotic mud. I seemed every night to descend, not metaphorically,...below depths, from which it seemed hopeless that I should ever reascend. Nor did I by waking feel that I had reasceuded." • A iv.miphli't uoilei this...
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The Chinese Repository, Volume 9

China - 1840
...faint and visionary colors they were drawn out into insufferable splendor that fretted my heart. "2. For this and all other changes in my dreams, were accompanied by deep seated anxiety and gloomy melancholy, such as are wholly incommunicable by words. I seemed every...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 18

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - Periodicals - 1841
...within my brain, which presented nightly spectacles of more than earthly splendor." • • • " The changes in my dreams were accompanied by deep-seated...such as are wholly incommunicable by words. I seemed cvory night to dedcond, not metaphorically, but literally to descend, into chasms and sunless abysses,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 18

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - Periodicals - 1841
...changes in my dmiim were accompanied by deep-seated anxiety and gloomy melancholy, such as are whully incommunicable by words. I seemed every night to descend,...not metaphorically, but literally to descend, into chaums and sunless abysses, depths En-low depths, from which it seemed hopeless that I could ever re&scend....
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 18

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - Periodicals - 1841
...earthly splendor." • • • " Tho changes in my dreams were accompanied by deep-soated anxiety •nd gloomy melancholy, such as are wholly incommunicable by words. I seemed every night to desrend, not metaphorically, but literally to descend, into chasms and sunless abysses, depths below...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 109

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1871
...a deep-seated melancholy, and an exaggeration of the things of space and time. Nightly he descended "into chasms and sunless abysses, depths below depths, from which it seemed hopeless that he could ever reascend." He saw buildings and landscapes "in proportions so vast as the human eye is...
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Elements of mental philosophy

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Intellect - 1855 - 480 pages
...says, " My imagination was infinite." Again he says, more directly to our present purpose, ' I seemed to descend into chasms and sunless abysses, depths...hopeless that I could ever reascend. Nor did I, by Q waking, feel that I had reascended. Buildings, landscapes, Sec., were exhibited in proportions so...
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