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The Cask of Amontillado

The Cask of Amontillado

by Edgar Allan Poe

Mortality Quotes

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Quote #4

There came forth in reply only a jingling of the bells. My heart grew sick–on account of the dampness of the catacombs. (90)

The jingling of the bells can also be seen as Fortunato’s last words. What do you think he’s trying to express? Jot down whatever comes in to your head.

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