The Fall of the House of Usher Quotes
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During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year […] (1)
I reined my horse to the precipitous brink of a black and lurid tarn that lay in unruffled lustre by the dwelling, and gazed down--but with a shudder even more thrilling than before--upon the remod...
Although, as boys, we had been even intimate associates, yet I really knew little of my friend. His reserve had been always excessive and habitual. (3)
There was an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart (1)
The writer spoke of acute bodily illness--of a mental disorder which oppressed him. (3)