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Rookwood [by W.H. Ainsworth]. Revised. By W.H. Ainsworth
William Harrison Ainsworth
Vista completa - 1837
Rookwood [by W.H. Ainsworth]. Revised. by W.H. Ainsworth
William Harrison Ainsworth
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Alan Rookwood amongst answered appearance arms asked Barbara beauty behold Black Bess blood brother canting crew Carrion Crow Checkley coffin countenance cried Luke curse dark Davenham dead devil Dick Turpin door ears echoed ejaculated Eleanor Mowbray exclaimed eyes father fear followed gazed gentleman gibbet gipsy glance ground hall hand hath head hear heard heart highwayman honour horse instant Jack Palmer Jerry knight of Malta Lady Rookwood ladyship laughed look Luke Bradley Luke's Major Mowbray mare mother never night once patrico Peter Bradley pistol priest Ranulph Rookwood Rapparees Redmond O'Hanlon replied Coates replied Luke replied Ranulph returned road Rook rushed scarcely seemed sexton shouted silence Sir Luke Rookwood Sir Piers Sir Piers's Sir Ranulph Sir Reginald smile song steed stood stream Sybil tell thee thing thou thought Titus Toft tone tree Tyrconnel uttered vault voice whisper word Zoroaster
Página 150 - have a snap at you, at all hazards," cried Coates, springing suddenly towards him. " And I at you," said Turpin, discharging his pistol right in the face of the rash attorney — " there's a quittance in full." BOOK III. THE GIPSY. Lay a garland on my hearse, Of the dismal yew; Maidens, willow branches bear, From my hour
Página 324 - Dauphin. I will not change my horse with any that treads but on four pasterns. Ca, ha! He bounds from the earth, as if his entrails were hairs;
Página 324 - the earth sings when he touches it: the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipe of Hermes.
Página 233 - Well, go thy ways, old Nick Machiavel, there will never be the peer of thee for wholesome policy and good counsel: thou took'st pains to chalk men out the dark paths and hidden plots of murther and deceit, and no man has the grace to follow
Página 117 - that a stone with a hole in it hung at the bed's head will prevent the Night-Mare ; and is therefore called a hag-stone " The belief in this charm still lingers in some districts, and maintains, like the
Página 323 - on right and left, how fast, Each forest, grove, and bower; On right and left, fled past, how fast, Each city, town, and tower. CHAPTER XXXIX. BLACK
Página 324 - cheval volant, the Pegasus qui a les narines defeu ! When I bestride him I soar. I am a hawk : the earth sings when he touches it: the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipe of Hermes.
Página 305 - prompt to charge or caress, Now is she not beautiful ? — bonny Black Bess ! V. Over highway and byeway, in rough and smooth weather, Some thousands of miles have we journeyed together; Our couch the same straw, and our meal the same mess, No couple more constant than I and Black Bess!