There was something very beautiful in the relation that grew up between this pair, so closely and constantly linked
together, yet with such a waste of gloomy and mysterious years from his birthday to hers.
He had been driven hither by the impulse of that Remorse which dogged him everywhere, and whose own sister and closely linked
companion was that Cowardice which invariably drew him back, with her tremulous gripe, just when the other impulse had hurried him to the verge of a disclosure.
His only resource on such occasions, either to drown thought or drive away evil spirits, was to sing psalm tunes and the good people of Sleepy Hollow, as they sat by their doors of an evening, were often filled with awe at hearing his nasal melody, "in linked
sweetness long drawn out," floating from the distant hill, or along the dusky road.
Old age is always wakeful; as if, the longer linked
with life, the less man has to do with aught that looks like death.
how far beyond all utterance are your linked
See that the cabbie--hic--is paid," was the other's response; and he linked
his arm in Jurgis'.
Chains led from their fettered feet and their manacled hands to a sole-leather belt about their waists; and all except the children were also linked
together in a file six feet apart, by a single chain which led from collar to collar all down the line.
and pleasant inmates; and I think the concentrated essence of all the madness in the world took up its abode in my brain the day I linked
my fate with theirs