Peveril of the Peak, Volume 2
Archibald Constable, 1822 - Great Britain - 320 pages
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Page 227 - What is this world ? what axen men to have ? Now with his love, now in his colde grave Alone withouten any compagnie.
Page 47 - ... fell fast by their unerring fire. In this state of confusion, and while we were about to adopt the desperate project of evacuating the village, and, placing the women and children in the centre, of attempting a retreat to the nearest settlement, it pleased Heaven to send us unexpected assistance. A tall man, of a reverend appearance, whom no one...
Page 218 - What made our poet meddle with a plot ? Was't that he fancied, for the very sake And name of plot, his trifling play might take ? For there's not in't one inch-board evidence...