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" I lingered round them, under that benign sky; watched the moths fluttering among the heath, and hare-bells; listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass; and wondered how any one could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet... "
Wuthering Heights - Page 295
by Emily Brontė - 1889 - 462 pages
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De gids: nieuwe vaderlandsche letteroefeningen, Volume 145

Printing - 1837 - 738 pages
...vredige alinea, waarin de verteller de graven van HeathclifT, Catherine Earnshaw en Edgar Linton bezoekt: 'I lingered round them, under that benign sky: watched...unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth.' Vrede in de aarde, nu pas bereikt... Ook de 'Christus-verzen' eindigen in een sfeer van rust, al is...
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The Living Age, Volume 269

Literature - 1911 - 856 pages
...literature. Our language will not lapse or derogate while this prose stands for appeal: "i lingered . . . under that benign sky; watched the moths fluttering...to the soft wind breathing through the grass, and woudered how anyone could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth." Finally,...
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Wuthering Heights: A Novel

Emily Brontė - England - 1848 - 308 pages
...here and there, beyond the right line of the roof, to be gradually worked off in coming autumn storms. I lingered round them, under that benign sky; watched...unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth. I sought, and soon discovered, the three head-stones on the slope next the moor—the middle one, gray,...
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Wuthering Heights and Agnes Grey, Volume 2

Emily Brontė - 1851 - 328 pages
...Edgar Linton's only harmonized by the turf and moss creeping up its foot ; Heath cliff 's still bare. I lingered round them, under that benign sky: watched the moths fluttering among the heath and hare -bells, listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass, and wondered how any one could...
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Temple Bar, Volume 81

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1887 - 592 pages
...hopes, fears and passions which have been in the course of the narrative depicted by a master hand. " I lingered round them under that benign sky : watched...through the grass, and wondered how any one could imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth." At the risk of appearing to deal in...
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Life and Works of Charlotte Brontė and Her Sisters: Wuthering heights, by E ...

Charlotte Brontė - 1873 - 534 pages
...Edgar Linton's only harmonized by the turf and moss creeping up its foot ; HeathclifPs still bare. I lingered round them, under that benign sky : watched...slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth. END OF AGNES GREY, BY ACTON BELL. AGNES GREY. CHAPTER I. THE PARSONAGE. ALL true histories contain instruction...
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Emily Brontė

Agnes Mary F. Duclaux - 1883 - 254 pages
...lie underneath. It is all one to them and to the larks singing aloft. " I lingered round the graves under that benign sky ; watched the moths fluttering...unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth." So ends the story of Wuthering Heights. The world is now agreed to accept that story as a great and...
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Emily Brontė

Agnes Mary Frances Robinson - Authors, English - 1883 - 348 pages
...lie underneath. It is all one to them and to the larks singing aloft. " I lingered round the graves under that benign sky ; watched the moths fluttering...and wondered how any one could ever imagine unquiet slumbefs for the sleepers in that quiet earth." So ends the story of Wuthering Heights. The world is...
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The Brontė Family: With Special Reference to Patrick Branwell Brontė, Volume 2

Francis A. Leyland - Authors, English - 1886 - 320 pages
...The story also concludes, speaking of the head-stones of Edgar Linton, HeathclifF, and Catherine : ' I lingered round them, under that benign sky: watched...unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth.' But there is in these very points a remarkable coincidence of feeling between Branwell and Emily also....
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The Brontė Country: Its Topography, Antiquities, and History

J. A. Erskine Stuart - Authors, English - 1888 - 272 pages
...Bronte in " Wuthering Heights," came to mind: — "I lingered round them under that benign sky ; * * * listened to the soft wind breathing through the grass, and wondered how anyone could ever imagine unquiet slumbers for the sleepers in that quiet earth." The little gallery...
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