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The last days of Pompeii, by the author of 'Pelham'. by sir E. Bulwer Lytton - Page 304
by Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton (1st baron.) - 1854
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The Beauties of the English annuals for MDCCCXXXV.

Fiction - 1834 - 192 pages
...arrested, as by a charm, upon his features, — Glaucus fronted the Egyptian ! Muttering to himself, Arbaces turned his eyes from the mountain — they...muttered, " should I hesitate ? Did not the stars foretel the only crisis of imminent peril to which I was subjected ? — Is not that peril past ?"...
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The Beauties of the English Annuals for MDCCCXXXV.

English fiction - 1834 - 192 pages
...which he still fortunately bore about him — with his brow knit — his lips apart — the wrath and menace of human passions arrested, as by a charm,...upon his features, — Glaucus fronted the Egyptian [ Muttering to himself, Arbaces turned his eyes from the mountain — they rested on the form of Glaucus...
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Alexander's modern acting drama: consisting of the most popular ..., Volume 8

John O'Keeffe, Charles Farley, James Kenney - Drama - 1835
...Pompeii, and the light breaks in.) Arbaces. Why should I hesitate ? Did not the stars foretell the only imminent peril to which I was subjected ? Is not that peril past ? (Draws his sword.) — Athenian, I sny, yield ! Then, thus I enforce my right, and defy thy weak...
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The last days of Pompeii, by the author of 'Pelham'.

Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton (1st baron.) - 1839
...which he still fortunately bore about him — with his brow knit — his lips apart — the wrath and menace of human passions arrested, as by a charm,...upon his features, — Glaucus fronted the Egyptian ! Muttering to himself, Arbaces turned his eyes from the Mountain — they rested on the form of Glaucus...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

English prose - 1872 - 534 pages
...arena, and which he still fortunately bore about him, with his brow knit, his lips apart, the wrath and menace of human passions arrested as by a charm, upon...imminent peril to which I was subjected ? Is not that crisis past? The soul," cried he, aloud, "can brave the wreck of worlds and the wrath of imaginary...
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Higher reading book for schools, colleges, and general use, ed. by C.M. Yonge

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1885
...arena, and which he still fortunately bore about him, with his brow knit, his lips apart, the wrath and menace of human passions arrested, as by a charm,...which I was subjected ? • — Is not that peril past ? " I conquer to the last ! Advance, slaves ! — Athenian, resist me, and thy blood be on thine own...
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Elocution: Voice, Expression, Gesture for Use in Colleges and Schools and by ...

Sarah Neal Harris - Elocution - 1891 - 188 pages
...the wrath and menace of human passions arrested, as by a charm, upon his features, Glaucus confronted the Egyptian. Arbaces turned his eyes from the mountain...subjected ? Is not that peril past ? " " The soul," he cried aloud, " can brave the wreck of worlds and the wrath of imaginary gods ! By that soul will...
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The Novels of Lord Lytton: The last days of Pompeii

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1898
...arena, and which he still fortunately bore about him ; with his brow knit, his lips apart, the wrath and menace of human passions arrested as by a charm, upon...to which I was subjected ? Is not that peril past 1 " "The soul," cried he aloud, "can brave the wreck of worlds and the wrath of imaginary gods ! By...
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The Novels and Romances of Edward Bulwer Lytton (Lord Lytton) ...: My novel

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1898
...arena, and which he still fortunately bore about him ; with his brow knit, his lips apart, the wrath and menace of human passions arrested as by a charm, upon...moment : " Why," he muttered, " should I hesitate 1 Did not the stars foretell the only crisis of imminent peril to which I was subjected ? Is not that...
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The International library of famous literature: selections from ..., Volume 3

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell, Nathan Haskell Dole, Forrest Morgan, Caroline Ticknor - Literature - 1898 - 9822 pages
...arena, and which he still fortunately bore about him, with his brow knit, his lips apart, the wrath and menace of human passions arrested, as by a charm,...fronted the Egyptian! Arbaces turned his eyes from the mountain—they rested on the form of Glaucus ! He paused a moment: " Why," he muttered, " should I...
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