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Abelard affected ancient appeared awful balloon beautiful become better body Cheops Coleman completely continued cried crowd daring dark dear deep delight doctor door duke Edmund Edric Egyptians Elvira entered exclaimed expression eyes face fancy Father Morris fearful feel felt figure followed formed gazed give hands happy head heart Heaven honour hope horror idea imagination judge kind late least leave light live London look Lord Lord Gustavus lost manner marry matter mean mind moment Mummy mysterious nature never occasion passed passions persons present Pyramid Queen reason replied rest returned Rosabella round Russel scarcely seemed short side Sir Ambrose soon speak spirits stood strange supposing sure thing thought thrown tion tomb travellers trembling turned violent voice whilst whole wish young
Page 219 - round his heart. Still, he stood immoveable, and gazing intently on the mummy, whose eyes had opened with the shock, and were now fixed on those of Edric, shining with supernatural lustre. In vain Edric attempted to rouse
Page 281 - supporting ropes, and others roughly overset. Luckily, however, the whole of England was at this time so completely excavated, that falling upon the surface of the earth was like tumbling upon the parchment of an immense drum, and consequently only a deep hollow sound was returned as cargo after cargo of the demolished balloons struck upon it; though
Page 219 - vain to turn away from that withering glance. The mummy's eyes still pursued him with their ghastly brightness; they seemed to possess the fabled fascination of those of the rattle-snake, and though he shrank from their gaze, they still glared horribly upon him. Edric's senses swam, yet he could not move from the spot; he remained fixed, chained, and immoveable, his eyes still