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arms round his neck before we could hinder her.

The poor thing discovered her loss directly--she screamed out,
Oh, hes dead, Heathcliff! hes dead! And they both set up a
heartbreaking cry.

I joined my wail to theirs, loud and bitter; but Joseph asked
what we could be thinking of to roar in that way over a saint in
heaven.

He told me to put on my cloak and run to Gimmerton for the
doctor and the parson. I could not guess the use that either would
be of, then. However, I went, through wind and rain, and brought
one, the doctor, back with me; the other said he would come in the
morning.

Leaving Joseph to explain matters, I ran to the childrens room;
their door was ajar, I saw they had never laid down, though it was
past midnight; but they were calmer, and did not need me to
console them. The little souls were comforting each other with
better thoughts than I could have hit on: no parson in the world
ever pictured heaven so beautifully as they did, in their innocent
talk; and, while I sobbed and listened, I could not help wishing we
were all there safe together.


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