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While his wanton fancy roamed unbounded over all her beauties, and his lively
imagination painted the charming maid in various ravishing forms, his warm heart
melted with tenderness; and at length, throwing himself on the ground, by the ...
There are many shades in the danger of adventures and gales, and it is only now
and then that there appears on the face of facts a sinister violence of intention—
that indefinable something which forces it upon the mind and the heart of a man,
The fate of those who suffer from this condition is suggested in this passage from
A Room With a Piew (1908): She gave up trying to understand herself, and joined
the vast armies of the benighted, who follow neither the heart nor the brain, but ...
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The Eighteenth Century
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