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" As it spoke, I discerned, obscurely, a child's face looking through the window. Terror made me cruel; and, finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down... "
Wuthering Heights - Page 38
by Emily Brontė - 1889 - 462 pages
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Wuthering Heights: A Novel

Emily Brontė - England - 1848 - 308 pages
...Earnshaw, twenty times for Linton), " I'm come home, I'd lost my way on the moor!" to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and...tenacious gripe, almost maddening me with fear. " How can I V I said at length. " Let me go, if you want me to let you in !" The fingers relaxed, I snatched...
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Charlotte Brontė and Her Sisters

Clement King Shorter - Authors, English - 1905 - 292 pages
...and, finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and...wailed ' Let me in!' and maintained its tenacious grip, almost maddening me with fear." This and the description of Heathcliff's anguish when Lockwood...
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Charlotte Brontė and Her Sisters

Clement King Shorter - Authors, English - 1905 - 294 pages
...and, finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and...wailed ' Let me in ! ' and maintained its tenacious grip, almost maddening me with fear." This and the description of Heathcliff's anguish when Lockwood...
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The Key to the Brontė Works: The Key to Charlotte Brontė's "Wuthering ...

John Malham-Dembleby - 1911 - 194 pages
...discerned obscurely a child's face looking through the window. . . . Still it wailed "Let me in !" and it maintained its tenacious gripe, almost maddening me with fear. "How can I?" I said. ... "Let me go, if you want me to let you in." I stopped my ears to exclude the lamentable prayer,...
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Washington University Studies, Volume 8

Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.) - Literature - 1920 - 498 pages
...and finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and...soaked the bedclothes : still it wailed 'Let me in!' . . . almost maddening me with fear." In answer to his frantic threat not to let it in, not if it begs...
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A History of Dreams: A Brief Account of the Evolution of Dream Theories ...

Arthur James John Ratcliff - Dreams - 1923 - 264 pages
...and, finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and...its tenacious gripe, almost maddening me with fear . . . ' Begone! ' I shouted, ' I'll never let you in, not if you beg for twenty years! ' ' It is twenty...
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The Oxford Book of English Prose

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English prose literature - 1925 - 1262 pages
...and, finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and SjDj&GjLihe bedelothes : still it waHeS"' Let me inTP" and maintained its tenacious gripe, almost maddening...
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The Philosophy of Fiction

Grant Martin Overton - Fiction - 1928 - 392 pages
...and, finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and...its tenacious gripe, almost maddening me with fear. In the end, Lockwood lets out a shriek that brings Heathcliff; and Heathcliff is quite evidently perturbed...
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Collected Essays: Volume 1. The Englishness of the English Novel

Q. D. Leavis - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 372 pages
...and finding it useless to attempt shaking the creature off, I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and...it wailed, "Let me in" and maintained its tenacious grip, almost maddening me with fear... I hurriedly piled the books up in a pyramid against it, and...
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Desire and Domestic Fiction: A Political History of the Novel

Nancy Armstrong - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1987 - 318 pages
...with the features of gender. As the narrator describes, "I pulled its wrist on to the broken pane, and rubbed it to and fro till the blood ran down and...wailed, 'let me in!' and maintained its tenacious grip, almost maddening me with fear" (p. 30). Unlike the desire that threatened to take forms of rape...
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