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Mary Barton - Chapter XXXVIII - Conclusion. Mary Barton - Chapter XXXVIII - Conclusion.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXVIII - Conclusion.
Chapter XXXVIII - Conclusion"Touch us gently, gentle Time! We've not proud nor soaring wings, Our ambition, our content, Lies in simple things; Humble voyagers are we O'er life's dim unsounded sea; Touch us gently, gentle Time !"... Long Stories - Post by : Shawn_W. - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 1425

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXVII - Details connected with the murder. Mary Barton - Chapter XXXVII - Details connected with the murder.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXVII - Details connected with the murder.
Chapter XXXVII - Details connected with the murder. "The rich man dines, while the poor man pines, And eats his heart away; 'They teach us lies,' he sternly cries, 'Would BROTHERS do as they?'" --The Dream.Mr. Carson stood at one of the... Long Stories - Post by : slayer - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 3449

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXVI - Jem's interview with Mr. Duncombe. Mary Barton - Chapter XXXVI - Jem's interview with Mr. Duncombe.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXVI - Jem's interview with Mr. Duncombe.
Chapter XXXVI - Jem's interview with Mr. Duncombe "The first dark day of nothingness, The last of danger and distress." --BYRON.Although Mary had hardly been conscious of her thoughts, and it hadbeen more like a secret instinct informing her soul, than the resultof any process of reasoning, she had felt for some time (ever sinceher... Long Stories - Post by : nancy_jayne - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 1034

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXV - 'Forgive us our trespasses.' Mary Barton - Chapter XXXV - "Forgive us our trespasses."

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXV - 'Forgive us our trespasses.'
Chapter XXXV - "Forgive us our trespasses" "Oh, had he lived, Replied Rusilla, never penitence Had equalled his! full well I knew his heart, Vehement in all things. He would on himself Have wreaked such penance as had reached the height Of fleshy suffering,--yea, which being... Long Stories - Post by : maris - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 2982

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXIV - The return home. Mary Barton - Chapter XXXIV - The return home.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXIV - The return home.
Chapter XXXIV - The return home "DIXWELL. Forgiveness! Oh, forgiveness, and a grave! MARY. God knows thy heart, my father! and I shudder To think what thou perchance hast acted. DIXWELL. Oh! MARY. No common load of woe is thine, my father."... Long Stories - Post by : cf3909 - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 2762

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXIII - Requiescat in pace. Mary Barton - Chapter XXXIII - Requiescat in pace.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXIII - Requiescat in pace.
Chapter XXXIII - Requiescat in pace "Fear no more the heat o' th' sun, Nor the furious winter's rages; Thou thy wordly task hast done, Home art gone and ta'en thy wages. --Cymbeline. "While day and night can bring delight,... Long Stories - Post by : joyous - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 1850

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXII - The trial and verdict--'Not guilty!' Mary Barton - Chapter XXXII - The trial and verdict--"Not guilty!"

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXII - The trial and verdict--'Not guilty!'
Chapter XXXII - The trial and verdict--"Not guilty!" "Thou stand'st here arraign'd, That with presumption impious and accurs'd, Thou hast usurp'd God's high prerogative, Making thy fellow mortal's life and death Wait on thy moody and diseased passions; That with a violent and untimely steel Hath set... Long Stories - Post by : badcat1 - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 2447

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXI - How Mary passed the night. Mary Barton - Chapter XXXI - How Mary passed the night.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXXI - How Mary passed the night.
Chapter XXXI - How Mary passed the night "To think That all this long interminable night, Which I have passed in thinking on two words-- 'Guilty'--'Not Guilty!'--like one happy moment O'er many a head hath flown unheeded by; O'er happy... Long Stories - Post by : panca - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 1711

Mary Barton - Chapter XXX - Job Legh's deception. Mary Barton - Chapter XXX - Job Legh's deception.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXX - Job Legh's deception.
Chapter XXX - Job Legh's deception "Oh! sad is the night-time, The night-time of sorrow, When through the deep gloom, we catch but the boom Of the waves that may whelm us to-morrow."Job found Mrs. Wilson pacing about in a restless way; not speakingto the woman at whose house she was staying, but occasionallyheaving such deep oppressive sighs as quite startled those aroundher."Well!" said she, turning sharp round in her tottering walk up anddown as Job came in."Well, speak!" repeated she, before he could make up his mind whatto say;... Long Stories - Post by : DavidJames - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 1291

Mary Barton - Chapter XXIX - A true bill against Jem. Mary Barton - Chapter XXIX - A true bill against Jem.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXIX - A true bill against Jem.
Chapter XXIX - A true bill against Jem "There are who, living by the legal pen, Are held in honour--honourable men." --CRABBE.At five minutes before two, Job Legh stood upon the doorstep of thehouse where Mr. Bridgnorth lodged at Assize time. He had left Mrs.Wilson at the dwelling of a friend of his, who had... Long Stories - Post by : Thumpper - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 2975

Mary Barton - Chapter XXVIII - 'John Cropper,' ahoy! Mary Barton - Chapter XXVIII - "John Cropper," ahoy!

Mary Barton - Chapter XXVIII - 'John Cropper,' ahoy!
Chapter XXVIII - "John Cropper," ahoy!  "A wet sheet and a flowing sea, A wind that follows fast And fills the white and rustling sail, And bends the gallant mast! And bends the gallant mast, my boys, While, like the eagle free, Away the good ship flies, and leaves Old England on the lee."... Long Stories - Post by : Family_Freedom - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 3321

Mary Barton - Chapter XXVII - In the Liverpool docks. Mary Barton - Chapter XXVII - In the Liverpool docks.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXVII - In the Liverpool docks.
Chapter XXVII - In the Liverpool docks "Yon is our quay! Hark to the clamour in that miry road, Bounded and narrowed by yon vessel's load; The lumbering wealth she empties round the place, Package and parcel, hogshead, chest, and case; While the loud seaman and the angry hind,... Long Stories - Post by : Christian - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 2467

Mary Barton - Chapter XXVI - The journey to Liverpool. Mary Barton - Chapter XXVI - The journey to Liverpool.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXVI - The journey to Liverpool.
Chapter XXVI - The journey to Liverpool "Like a bark upon the sea, Life is floating over death; Above, below, encircling thee, Danger lurks in every breath. "Parted art thou from the grave Only by a plank most frail; Tossed upon the restless wave, Sport of every fickle gale. "Let the... Long Stories - Post by : rlpublic - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 490

Mary Barton - Chapter XXV - Mrs. Wilson's determination. Mary Barton - Chapter XXV - Mrs. Wilson's determination.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXV - Mrs. Wilson's determination.
Chapter XXV - Mrs. Wilson's determination "Something there was, what, none presumed to say, Clouds lightly passing on a smiling day,-- Whispers and hints which went from ear to ear, And mixed reports no judge on earth could clear."... Long Stories - Post by : vonjohn - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 2921

Mary Barton - Chapter XXIV - With the dying. Mary Barton - Chapter XXIV - With the dying.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXIV - With the dying.
Chapter XXIV - With the dying "Oh, sad and solemn is the trembling watch Of those who sit and count the heavy hours Beside the fevered sleep of one they love! Oh, awful is it in the hushed midnight, While gazing on the pallid moveless form, To start and ask, 'Is it now sleep or death?'"... Long Stories - Post by : Pharma02 - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 1227

Mary Barton - Chapter XXIII - The sub-poena. Mary Barton - Chapter XXIII - The sub-poena.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXIII - The sub-poena.
Chapter XXIII - The sub-poena "And must it then depend on this poor eye And this unsteady hand, whether the bark, That bears my all of treasured hope and love, Shall find a passage through these frowning rocks To some fair port where peace and safety smile,-- Or whether it shall blindly dash against them, And miserably sink? Heaven be my help;... Long Stories - Post by : foryourf - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 1217

Mary Barton - Chapter XXII - Mary's efforts to prove an alibi. Mary Barton - Chapter XXII - Mary's efforts to prove an alibi.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXII - Mary's efforts to prove an alibi.
Chapter XXII - Mary's efforts to prove an alibi "There was a listening fear in her regard, As if calamity had but begun; As if the vanward clouds of evil days Had spent their malice, and the sullen rear Was, with its stored thunder, labouring up."... Long Stories - Post by : homebizwarrior - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 1092

Mary Barton - Chapter XXI - Esther's motive in seeking Mary. Mary Barton - Chapter XXI - Esther's motive in seeking Mary.

Mary Barton - Chapter XXI - Esther's motive in seeking Mary.
Chapter XXI - Esther's motive in seeking Mary "My rest is gone, My heart is sore, Peace find I never, And never more." --MARGARET'S SONG IN "FAUST."I must go back a little to explain the motives which caused Estherto seek an interview with her niece.The murder had been committed early on Thursday night, and betweenthen and the dawn of... Long Stories - Post by : mindout - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 799

Mary Barton - Chapter XX - Mary's dream--and the awakening. Mary Barton - Chapter XX - Mary's dream--and the awakening.

Mary Barton - Chapter XX - Mary's dream--and the awakening.
Chapter XX - Mary's dream--and the awakening "I saw where stark and cold he lay, Beneath the gallows-tree, And every one did point and say, ''Twas there he died for thee!' * * * "Oh! weeping heart! Oh! bleeding heart! What boots thy pity... Long Stories - Post by : Kim_Manning - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 2672

Mary Barton - Chapter XIX - Jem Wilson arrested on suspicion. Mary Barton - Chapter XIX - Jem Wilson arrested on suspicion.

Mary Barton - Chapter XIX - Jem Wilson arrested on suspicion.
Chapter XIX - Jem Wilson arrested on suspicion. "Deeds to be hid which were not hid, Which, all confused, I could not know, Whether I suffered or I did, For all seemed guilt, remorse, or woe." --COLERIDGE.I left Mary, on that same Thursday night which left its... Long Stories - Post by : marks1117 - Date : June 2011 - Author : Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - Read : 2043