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The Wings of the Dove

By: Henry James

...d passionately desiring to “put in” before extinction as many of the finer vibrations as possible, and so achieve, however briefly and brokenly, the s... ...as never to for- get—for the moment had not faded, nor the infinitely fine vibration it set up in any degree ceased—her own first sight of the strikin... ... of vision. She had never, she might well believe, been in such a state of vibration; her sensibility was almost too sharp for her comfort: there were... ... her friend. These things, for Milly, inwardly danced their dance; but the vibration produced and the dust kicked up had lasted less than our account ... ...eing still—as studying to 386 The Wings of the Dove create the minimum of vibration. He felt himself as he smoked shut up to a room on the wall of wh... ...ch in its own form was the real law. That too might just have produced the vibration he desired to avert; so that he best kept everything in place by ... ... did so then, daily, for twenty days, without deep- ened fear of the undue vibration that was keeping him watchful. He knew in his nervousness that he...

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The Pit and the Pendulum

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...ere were demons who took note of my swoon, and who could have arrested the vibration at plea sure. Upon my recovery, too, I felt very — oh! inexpress... ...ilated all my ordinary pow ers of mind. I was an imbecile — an idiot. The vibration of the pendulum was at right angles to my length. I saw that the ... ... still unceasingly — still inevitably down! I gasped and struggled at each vibration. I shrunk convulsively at its very sweep. My eyes followed its ou... ...ned even in the dungeons of the Inquisition. I saw that some ten or twelve vibrations would bring the steel in actual contact with my robe, and with t...

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Spoon River Anthology

By: Edgar Lee Masters

...ere ere I had reached my sixtieth year. Fiddler Jones THE earth keeps some vibration going There in your heart, and that is you. And if the people fin... ...l very well, but for myself 81 Edgar Lee Masters I know I stirred certain vibrations in Spoon River Which are my true epitaph, more lasting than ston... ...y! 105 Edgar Lee Masters Anne Rutledge OUT of me unworthy and unknown The vibrations of deathless music; “With malice toward none, with charity for a... ...eel slowly 88 The cooper should know about tubs. 40 The earth keeps some vibration going 37 The idea danced before us as a flag; 102 The press of ...

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The Cask of Amontillado

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...the second tier, and the third, and the fourth; and then I heard the furious vibrations of the chain. The noise lasted for several minutes, during whi...

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Women in Love

By: D. H. Lawrence

...the air shake. Ursula wondered if the trees and the flowers could feel the vibration, and what they thought of it, this strange motion in the air. The... ... clasp. It was so utterly dark, and yet such a naked statement, that rapid vibrations ran through his blood and over his brain, he was no longer re- s... ... instantly she perished in the keen frisson of anticipa- tion, an electric vibration in her veins, intense, much more intense than that which was alwa... ...angwen said: ‘Well, she pleases herself—’ ‘Oh yes!’ said Birkin, calmly. A vibration came into Brangwen’s strong voice, as he re- plied: ‘Though I sho... ...anted to hear, only this. Yet now she heard it, heard the strange clapping vibration of truth in his voice as he said it, she could not believe. She c... ...n of his arms and his body— she would pass away. Then the unthinkable high vibration slackened and became more undulating. He slackened and drew her w... ...w, empty futility. In the distance the empty, invisible rooms sent forth a vibration almost of obscenity. They almost fled with the last articles, int... ...rumming of a piano, snatches of laughter and shouting and singing, a faint vibration of voices. The whole building being of wood, it seemed to carry e...

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The First Men in the Moon

By: H. G. Wells

...ugh our bodies. Louder grew this throbbing and beating, and that irregular vibration increased until the whole moon world seemed to be jerking and pul... ...ave been engaged in perfecting apparatus for receiving and recording these vibrations, though few would go so far to consider them actual messages fro...

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The Rescue a Romance of the Shallows

By: Joseph Conrad

... with terror in her black and dilated eyes. She exclaimed in a voice whose vibration startled the hearts of all the hearers with an indefinable sense ... ...roused Jorgenson in a voice that had an unexpected living quality, a faint vibration which no man had known in it for years. “There may be death in it... ...through it low voices inside, heavy thuds; and felt at every blow a slight vibration of the ground under her feet. She glanced fearfully over her shou... ...long the whole line of the manned stockade the whisperings had ceased. The vibrations of the gong had died out, too. Only the watchers perched in the ...

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The Pit a Story of Chicago

By: Frank Norris

...t morning and breakfasted in bed between ten and eleven. Then, as the last vibrations of last night’s commotion died away, a very natural curiosity be... ...tside clamour of the city seemed dwindling to the faint- est, most distant vibration; the whole world was suddenly removed, while the great moment in ... ... string within her heart, and with resistless power twanged it so that the vibration of it shook her entire being, and left her quivering and breathle...

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To-Morrow

By: Joseph Conrad

...well of yester-day’s gale breaking on the beach with monotonous and solemn vibrations, as if all the earth had been a tolling bell. “And then, why, a ...

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Nostromo a Tale of the Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad

...opped, but so close to them that the steam, blowing off, sent its rumbling vibration right over their heads. “They are trying to make out where they a... ...s, one after another, burst out explosively, dying away in deep and mellow vibrations. And then all the bells in the tower of every church, convent, o...

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Nona Vincent

By: Henry James

...f Miss Violet Grey’s features, several of the turns of her head, a certain vibration of her voice, had taken their place in the same category. She WAS...

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The Pupil

By: Henry James

...mebred sensibility which might have been as bad for himself but was charming for others, and a whole range of refine- ment and perception—little music...

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Maitre Cornelius

By: Honoré de Balzac

...hen the chanting ceased and the last notes of the organ, mingling with the vibrations of the loud “A- men” as it issued from the strong chests of the ...

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The Europeans

By: Henry James

...igarette rising into an atmosphere in which street-cries died away and the vibration of chimes from ancient bel- fries became sensible. He had never k... ...orable.” He listened to this respectfully; then he answered, with a little vibration of the voice, “I should be very sorry to do anything dishonorable...

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A Christmas Carol

By: Charles Dickens

...e invisible, and struck the hours and quarters in the clouds, with tremulous vibrations afterwards as if its teeth were chattering in its frozen head ...

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The Hated Son

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ast in a final modulation, the tones of which died away like the lingering vibrations of a bell. At this moment a voice, which he fancied was that of ...

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The Soul of a Bishop

By: H. G. Wells

...oseful lines of a body that ripened in adolescence. And though there was a vibration of resolution in her voice she spoke like one who is under her ow... ...peaking from the low chair on the other side of the fireplace. There was a vibration in her voice and a sudden gleam of enthusi- asm in her face. “Why...

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The Secret Places of the Heart

By: H. G. Wells

...ncidental to the make—gear-box over the back axle for example—gets all the vibration. Whole machine rather on the flimsy side. Still—” 20 The Secret ... ...derations. The long Downland gradients, quiver- ing very slightly with the vibration of the road, came swiftly and easily to meet and pass the throbbi...

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The Trespasser

By: D. H. Lawrence

... you,’ he said. She laughed again in her joyous fashion, and the reed-like vibration came into her voice. ‘I saw the sun through the cliffs, and the s... ... the lovers. Dazed, they felt the yellow bar of carriage- windows brush in vibration across their faces. The ground and the air rocked. Then Siegmund ...

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Master Humphreys Clock

By: Charles Dickens

... and he turned round once more and ran the other way. After several of these vibrations, the man settled the question by taking Mr. Pickwick by the ar...

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