Vathek: An Arabian Tale ; with a Memoir of the Author and Notes Critical and Explanatory

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1854 - 180 pages
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Page 165 - They went wandering on, from chamber to chamber, hall to hall, and gallery to gallery ; all without bounds or limit ; all distinguishable by the same lowering gloom ; all adorned with the same awful grandeur ; all traversed by persons in search of repose and consolation ; but who sought them in vain ; for every one carried within him a heart tormented in flames.
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Page 156 - ... ever dared to vegetate ; on the right rose the watch-towers, ranged before the ruins of an immense palace whose walls were embossed with various figures; in front stood forth the colossal forms of four creatures, composed of the leopard and the griffin: and though but of stone, inspired emotions of terror; near these were distinguished by the...
Page 58 - Him, however, they treated- as an old poltroon, and styled him a rascally traitor. The camels and dromedaries were advancing with water; but no one knew by which way to enter the tower. Whilst the populace was obstinate in forcing the doors, a violent north-east wind drove an immense volume of flame against them.

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