Excerpt from The Living Age: No. 3-1, June, 1844
I hear you, sir, I answered, gaining courage, but I should, indeed, be sorry to adopt your views.
Of course you would said the baron, curl ing his inauspicious lip, and giving expression to a feeling that looked very like one of contempt and ridicule. You come from the land of melancholy and bile - where your holidays are fasts, and your day of rest is one of unmitigated toil. You would be sorry to forego, no doubt, the prospect of ever lasting torture and eternal condemnation. Mr. Z is too far advanced for you, I am afraid.
At this moment there was a knock at the door leading into the bedchamber. The servant-man of the baron presented himself, and announced a patient.
Admit him, said the surgeon, and at the same time I rose to depart.
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