This chamber changed for one more holy, This bed for one more melancholy, I pray to God that she may lie Forever with unopened
eye, While the dim sheeted ghosts go by!
To natural means alone we are confined; let us try therefore what, by these means, may be done for poor Jones; though to confess the truth, something whispers me in the ear that he doth not yet know the worst of his fortune; and that a more shocking piece of news than any he hath yet heard remains for him in the unopened
leaves of fate.
Franklin Blake, you will anticipate the sad news I have to tell you, on finding your letter to Ezra Jennings returned to you, unopened
, in this enclosure.
I'm off!" I broke the seal with a great effort-- so great a one that I was a long time coming to it; took the unopened
missive at last up to my room and only attacked it just before going to bed.
Piles of letters came every day, which he left unopened
upon his study table.
Hilda sat down by the table with the letter in her hand, still unopened
. She looked at it intently, turned it over, and felt its thickness with her fingers.
Clara laid her newspaper aside, unopened
, on the garden seat.
Therefore, I had sent him the unopened
pocket-book by Herbert, to hold in his own keeping, and I felt a kind of satisfaction - whether it was a false kind or a true, I hardly know - in not having profited by his generosity since his revelation of himself.
But though she spent nearly seven lire, the gates of liberty seemed still unopened
. She was conscious of her discontent; it was new to her to be conscious of it.
On his writing-table there were letters which had lain untouched since the morning when he was taken ill, and among them, as Dorothea well remembered, there were young Ladislaw's letters, the one addressed to her still unopened
. The associations of these letters had been made the more painful by that sudden attack of illness which she felt that the agitation caused by her anger might have helped to bring on: it would be time enough to read them when they were again thrust upon her, and she had had no inclination to fetch them from the library.
After she left him he sat drearily, with drooping shoulders, on the edge of the bed, gazing about him with lack-lustre eyes that saw nothing until the torn wrapper of a magazine, which had come in the morning's mail and which lay unopened
, shot a gleam of light into his darkened brain.
On the outside I wrote this direction: "Keep the enclosure unopened
until nine o'clock to-morrow morning.