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" At length a flint, aimed by some welldirecting hand, struck her full upon the temple. She sank upon the ground bathed in blood, and in a few minutes terminated her miserable existence. Yet though she no longer felt their insults, the rioters still exercised... "
Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen - Page 318
1903
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Art of Darkness: A Poetics of Gothic

Anne Williams - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 319 pages
Art of Darkness is an ambitious attempt to describe the principles governing Gothic literature. Ranging across five centuries of fiction, drama, and verse—including tales as ...
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Monk Lewis: A Critical Biography

David Lorne Macdonald - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 311 pages
...cruelty which hate or vindictive fury could invent. At length a flint, aimed by some welldirecting hand, struck her full upon the temple. She sank upon...exercised their impotent rage upon her lifeless body. They beat it, trod upon it, and ill-used it, till it became no more than a mass of flesh, unsightly,...
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The Monk

Matthew Gregory Lewis - Fiction - 2003 - 481 pages
...cruelty which hate or vindictive fury could invent. At length a flint, aimed by some well-directing hand, struck her full upon the temple. She sank upon...blood, and in a few minutes terminated her miserable existence.Yet though she no longer felt their insults, the rioters still exercised their impotent rage...
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Gothic: Eighteenth-century Gothic : Radcliffe, reader, writer, romancer

Fred Botting, Dale Townshend - Gothic revival - 2004 - 329 pages
...brutal torture and degradation of the Domina, a description which goes on for a long paragraph and ends: "Yet though she no longer felt their insults, the...exercised their impotent rage upon her lifeless body. They beat it, trod upon it, and ill-used it, till it became no more than a mass of flesh, unsightly,...
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