There were seven tales in all—short stories—a method of expression quite strange to her, after the immense canvases of Dickens and Hugo. As he gazed down into the courts of the prison, he could not help shuddering, lest a false step might precipitate him below. ” “It astonishes me that I don’t,” said Manning, in a tone of intense selfenjoyment. He was a young man of about two-and-twenty, who, without having anything remarkable either in dress or appearance, was yet a noticeable person, if only for the indescribable expression of cunning pervading his countenance. But then—Oh! Madam, there are moments—moments of darkness, which overshadow a whole existence—in the lives of the poor houseless wretches who traverse the streets, when reason is well-nigh benighted; when the horrible promptings of despair can, alone, be listened to; and when vice itself assumes the aspect of virtue. ’ Her lips parted, but she did not speak.
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