The Lutherans.- V. 2. the Lutherans (Continued) the Dean of Guild. the Black Pirate. a Greenwich Pensioner. the Lumberer.- V. 3. the Jaunt. the Craniologists. the Horoscope. Heron Glenie. the Magos. the Stage-Coach. the Seamstress. the

The Lutherans.- V. 2. the Lutherans (Continued) the Dean of Guild. the Black Pirate. a Greenwich Pensioner. the Lumberer.- V. 3. the Jaunt. the Craniologists. the Horoscope. Heron Glenie. the Magos. the Stage-Coach. the Seamstress. the

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...man. What stirred again the fires of his rage was the affected apathy of the old Baron, who, ha-' bituated to the dreadful orgies of war, 'said as _ cooly to his son as they werein the whirlwind of abattle, ---_. ' " ' " Poor man! he must not beallowed to quit this roof unattended...". '' E...s There was a tone of ironical compassion in these few words that conveyed something ''more ward to.the ashes in the grate, and flinging them wildly into the air, shrieked aloud, --' " As these--so are the damned!" ' Then with almost supernatural rapidity, he hir1'ied from the hall, and, without looking behind him, fled homeward. ' ''.The silent surprise and awe which ensued cannot be described; but the, old Baron seeing that there was no method in his madness, said to'I-Ienry as he returned to the armoury.'"' That man is honest, though insane; there is no feint in his passion, but we must prepare for the result; there bemany such zealous spirits among the clergy, the storm is but beginning." The crowd in the hall had only witnessed the last paizoxysm of Father Dominick's transports, andwith one accord ascribed his extravagance to the sudden graspings and violence of demons, especially when they 'recalled his vehemence to Matilda, whose gentle and graciousdeportment had long obtained their attachment and esteem. CHAPTER_XIX. " It is not wise to wear your sword unsheathed." HUMAN nature is subject to many more diseases than the physicians recognize; but of all theiundescribed ails which flesh is heir to, perhaps none is more afilicting than that of ' being subject to phantasms. The rage of Father Dominick had its origin in this infirmity. In the...show more

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