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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
...in blood, and in a few minutes terminated her miserable existence. Yet though She no longer felt the insults, the Rioters still 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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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 (Literature) - 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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