Zofloya; or, The moor: a romance of the fifteenth century. In three volumes

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Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806 - 236 pages
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This is volume three of a three volume novel. It is not the complete novel.

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Page 101 - Nerved anew by this feeble attempt to escape her vengeance, Victoria pursued her flying victim. At the uttermost edge of the mountain she gained upon her, when Lilla perceiving that hope of escape was vain, caught frantic, for safety, at the scathed branches of a blasted oak, that, bowed by repeated storms, hung almost perpendicularly over the yawning depth beneath.—Round these, she twisted her slender arms, while, waving to and fro F 3 with her gentle weight over the immeasurable abyss, they seemed...
Page 104 - With her poignard she stabbed her in the bosom, in the shoulder, and other parts:—the expiring Lilla sank upon her knees. — Victoria pursued her blows — she covered her fair body with innumerable wounds, then dashed her headlong over the edge of the steep. — Her fairy form bounded as it fell against the projecting crags of the mountain, diminishing to the sight of her cruel...
Page 233 - Dost thou mark, vain fool !" he cried in a terrific voice, which drowned the thundering deringecho of the waters— Behold me as I am ! — no longer that which I appeared to be, but the sworn enemy of all created nature, by men called — SATAN...

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