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Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 451
by Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
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The beauties of the Hon. Daniel Webster: selected and arranged, with a ...

Daniel Webster, James Rees - 1839 - 95 pages
...enters through a window already prepared, into an unoccupied apartment. With noiseless foot he paces the lonely hall, half lighted by the moon ; he winds...the chamber. Of this, he moves the lock, by soft and con. tinned pressure, till it turns on its hinges without noise, and he enters, and beholds his victim...
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Truth Made Simple: Being the First Volume of a System of Theology for ...

John Todd - God - 1839 - 407 pages
...prepared, into an unoccupied apartment. With noiseless foot he paces the lonely hall, half-lighted by the moon : he winds up the ascent of the stairs, and reaches the door of the The chamber The blow. apartment. Of this he moves the lock, by soft and continued pressure, till it...
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The American class-reader: containing a series of lessons in reading; with ...

George Willson - Printing - 1840 - 288 pages
...prepared, into an unoccupied apartment. With noiseless foot he paces the lonely hall, half-lighted by the moon ; - he winds up the ascent of the stairs,...continued pressure, till it turns on its hinges ; and he en6 ters, and beholds his victim before him. The room was uncommonly open to the admission of light....
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The Village Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools

George Merriam, Charles Merriam - Readers - 1841 - 300 pages
...enters, through the window already prepared, into an unoccupied apartment. With noiseless foot he paces the lonely hall, half lighted by the moon; he winds...and continued pressure, till it turns on its hinges without noise; and he enters, and beholds his victim before him. struggle, or a motion, from the repose...
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The District School Reader: Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking; Designed ...

William Draper Swan - Readers - 1845 - 468 pages
...enters, through the window already prepared, into an unoccupied apartment. With noiseless foot he paces the lonely hall, half lighted by the moon; he winds...and continued pressure, till it turns on its hinges without noise; and he enters, and beholds his victim before him. The room was uncommonly open to the...
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Town's Third Reader: Containing a Selection of Lessons, Exclusively from ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1845 - 252 pages
...prepared, into an unoccupied apartment. With noiseless foot he paces the lonely hall, half-lighted by the moon; he winds up the ascent of the stairs,...it turns on its hinges; and he enters, and beholds bis victim before him. The room was uncommonly open to the admission of light. The face of the innocent...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...prepared, into an unoccupied apartment. With noiseless foot he paces the lonely hall, half-lighted by the moon; he winds up the ascent of the stairs,...the lock, by soft and continued pressure, till it turna on exciting so much attention as this, discovery must come, and will come, sooner or later. A...
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Elocution; Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 368 pages
...apartment. With noiseless foot he paces the lonely i hall, half-lighted by the moon; he winds up j the ascent of the stairs, and reaches the door of the chamber. Of this he moves the lock, j by soft and continued pressure, till it turns on 1 its hinges without noise; and he enters, and beholds...
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Exercises in Reading and Speaking

Salem Town - Readers - 1847 - 408 pages
...already prepared, into an unoccupied apartment. With noiseless foot he paces the lonely hall half-lighted by the moon ; he winds up the ascent of the stairs...the chamber. Of this he moves the lock, by soft and continual pressure, till it turns on its hinges ; and he enters, and beholds his victim before him....
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Town's Third Reader: Containing a Selection of Lessons, Exclusively from ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1848 - 288 pages
...prepared, into an unoccupied apartment.* with noiseless foot he paces the lonely hall, "fcalf-ljghted-tby the moon; he winds up the ascent of the stairs, and...lock, by soft and continued pressure, till it turns on itshingjs; and he enters, and beholds his victim before him. The room was uncommonly open to the admission...
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