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because it has devoured my existence--I am swallowed in the
anticipation of its fulfilment.
“My confessions have not relieved me--but they may account
for some otherwise unaccountable phases of humour which I
show. O, God! It is a long fight; I wish it were over!”
He began to pace the room, muttering terrible things to himself;
till I was inclined to believe, as he said Joseph did, that conscience
had turned his heart to an earthly hell. I wondered greatly how it
Though he seldom before had revealed this state of mind, even
by looks, it was his habitual mood, I had no doubt: he asserted it
himself--but not a soul, from his general bearing, would have
conjectured the fact. You did not, when you saw him, Mr.
Lockwood--and at the period of which I speak, he was just the
same as then, only fonder of continued solitude, and perhaps still
more laconic in company.