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and as I had ever inured myself to rain, moisture, and cold, I resolved to go alone
to the summit of Montanvert. I remembered the effect that the view of the
tremendous and ever-moving glacier had produced upon my mind when I first
I was troubled : a mist came over my eyes, and I felt a faintness seize me; but I
was quickly restored by the cold gale of the mountains. I perceived, as the shape
came nearer, (sight tremendous and abhorred 1) that it was the wretch whom 22
It was dark when I awoke ; I felt cold also, and half-frightened as it were
instinctively, finding myself so desolate. Before I had quitted your apartment, on a
sensation of cold, I had covered myself, with some clothes; but these were
insufficient to ...
A great fall of snow had taken place the night before, and the fields were of one
uniform white; the appearance was disconsolate, and I found my feet chilled by
the cold damp substance that covered the ground. “. It was about seven in the ...
He raised her, and smiled with snch kindness and affection, that I felt sensations
of a peculiar and over. powering nature: they were a mixture of pain and pleasure
, such as I had never before experienced, either from hunger or cold, warmth or ...
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