Shorter Novels ...: Eighteenth century: The history of Rasselas, prince of Abyssinia, by Samuel Johnson. The castle of Otranto, by Horace Walpole. Vathek, by William Beckford
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The Castle of Otranto a Gothic Story By Horace
Vathek an Arabian Tale By William Beckford
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Alboufaki Alfonso amongst amuse answered appeared Arabian art thou attendants Bababalouk began beheld Bianca caliph Carathis castle Castle of Otranto chamber CHAPTER commanded cried Manfred curiosity daughter death delight door dreadful Eblis emir endeavoured escape eunuchs evil eyes Fakreddin fancy father Frederic friar Genii Giaour Gulchenrouz hand happiness Happy Valley harem hath hear heard heart Heaven Hippolita hither holy honour hope Imlac impatience Jaquez Jerome Koran Lady Isabella light lord madam Mahomet Manfred's marquis marriage Matilda mind Morakanabad mother mountains nature Nekayah never night Nouronihar observed Otranto palace passed passion peasant Pekuah Persian pleasure pre-Adamite prince princess Rasselas replied repose rest retired sabres Samarah santons Simurgh Soliman soon soul stranger Sutlememe tell tenderness terror thee Theodore thou art thou hast thought thousand tower trembling valley Vathek Vicenza vizier voice whilst words young youth