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For think, lest any languish By cause of thy distress The arrows of our anguish Fly farther than we guess.
You know how I have loved you; you can intimately judge of my present feelings, but I am not so weak as to find indulgence in describing them to a woman who will glory in having excited their anguish, but whose affection they have never been able to gain.
A Hedgehog, passing by, saw his anguish and inquired if he should drive away the flies that were tormenting him.
It was not an age of delicacy; and her position, although she understood it well, and was in little danger of forgetting it, was often brought before her vivid self-perception, like a new anguish, by the rudest touch upon the tenderest spot.
"Open; it is I." But notwithstanding this request, notwithstanding the tone of anguish in which it was uttered, the door remained closed.
We returned again, with torches; for I could not rest, when I thought that my sweet boy had lost himself, and was exposed to all the damps and dews of night; Elizabeth also suffered extreme anguish. About five in the morning I discovered my lovely boy, whom the night before I had seen blooming and active in health, stretched on the grass livid and motionless; the print of the murder's finger was on his neck.
It moved her to dreams, to thoughtfulness, to the shadowy anguish which had overcome her the midnight when she had abandoned herself to tears.
Slowly, silently I loitered, Homeward, in the night, alone; Sudden anguish bound my spirit, That my youth had never known; Wild unrest, like that which cometh When the Night's first dream hath flown.
He raised his head from its musing position at the first sounds of her voice, and smiled faintly, and with an expression of anguish, as she proceeded; but when she had ended, and taken her seat near him, still keeping her eyes on his varying countenance, he took her hand into his own before he replied.
His anguish night and day; Who watched him when he rose to weep,
The spectacle of Nutty in his anguish did not touch Elizabeth.
The wild look of anguish and utter despair that the woman cast on him might have disturbed one less practised; but he was used to it.