This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1834 edition. Excerpt: ...soul, One drop more shall fill the bowl Force the lass the Dwarf to wed.. And the grave shall yield its dead;, Tremble, tremble guilty soul, One drop more shall fill the bowl. She waited for no rjtfply, but turning round, ran up the mountain with amazing swiftness, and was in a few seconds out of sight. The lady was now alone; but it was not till a few minutes after the departure of Madge, that she was sufficiently collected to observe, that her palfrey, terrified by the screams of the witch, had plunged down the dread abyss, and that she was now dependant on her own exertions only; she was struck with dismay, and more particularly when she considered that there were both birds and beasts of prey, who would pay no respect either to gentle blood or incantation. To the latter, however, she had recourse, being determined now to summon to her aid a power that should convey her away unhurt, anjd to practise what she had so long studied under the learned Goliath....t She sat down to recollect the words she had so lately conned; but whether it was, that her fFight had troubled her memory, or that the hour was unpropitious, we know not; every word, save that the most important, presented itself; she ran over her lore; all seemed unmethodized like a Pythia on the sacred tripod, she began to foam with rage $t her own want of skill, and sjtarting up, she. almost heedlessly precipitated herself down the mountain... vrPrs yera, nce, however, was one of Lady Isabel's characteristics, and she tried again; when in answer to her "Yield, base spirit, to my power f Mine the force, and mine the how l" she perceived a map of extraordinary stature and strength, habited in a Soit of black armour approaching her. Not doubting that it was that demon she...
|Title:||The Nuptial Doom, Or, the Witch of Scot-Muir, by the Author of the 'Secrets of the Castle'|
|Number of Pages:||00024|
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