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" Deprived of the view of the beacon on which they had relied, they now experienced the double agony of terror and suspense. They struggled forward, however; but, when they arrived at the point from which they ought to have seen the crag, it was no longer... "
The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His Last ... - Page 22
by Walter Scott - 1833
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 5

1816
...here then they experienced the double agony of terror and suspence. They struggled forward, however; but, when they arrived at the point from which they...of snowy foam as high as the mast of a first rate man, of war, against the dark brow of the precipice. ' " The countenance of the old man fjil. Isabella...
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The Antiquary, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1816
...here then they experienced the double agony of terror and suspense. They struggled forward however; but, when they arrived at the point from which they...prodigious sheets of snowy foam as high as the mast of a firsf-rate man of-war, against the dark brow of the precijuce. The countenance of the old man fell....
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The Augustan review, Volume 3

1816
...double agony of terror and suspense. They struggled forward however; but, when they arrived at i In- point from which they ought to have seen the crag,...prodigious sheets of snowy foam as high as the mast of a first-rate man-ofwar, against the dark brow of the precipice. " The countenance of the old man fell....
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 5

1816
...experienced the double agony of terror and suspence. They struggled forward, however; but, when the}' arrived at the point from which they ought to have...rose in prodigious sheets of snowy foam as high as ths must of a first rate man of war, against the dark bro'.v of the precipice. " 'My father! my dear...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 15

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1816
...here then they experienced the double agony of terror and suspense. They struggled forward however; but, when they arrived at the point from which they...it was no longer visible. The signal of safety was last amidst a thousand while breakers, which, dashing upon ihe point of the promontory, rose in prodigious...
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The antiquary. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1821
...here then they experienced the double agony of terror and suspense. They struggled forward however; but, when they arrived at the point from which they...prodigious sheets of snowy foam as high as the mast of a first-rate man-of-war, against the dark brow of the precipice. The countenance of the old man fell....
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Landscape-historical Illustrations of Scotland, and the Waverley ..., Volume 1

George Newenham Wright - 1836
...bent their eyes towards the black rock pointed out by Ochiltree. The signal of safety was lost amongst a thousand white breakers, which, dashing upon the...prodigious sheets of snowy foam as high as the mast of a first-rate man-of-war, against the dark brow of the precipice. . . . The countenance of the old man...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1839 - 458 pages
...relied, they now experienced the double agony of terror and suspense. They struggled forward, however ; but, when they arrived at the point from which they...prodigious sheets of snowy foam as high as the mast of a firstrate man-of-war, against the dark brow of the precipice. The countenance t>f the old man fell....
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Waverley Novels ...: The antiquary

Walter Scott - 1841
...relied, they now experienced the double agony of terror and suspense. They struggled forward, however; but, when they arrived at the point from which they...prodigious sheets of snowy foam, as high as the mast of a first-rate man-of-war, against the dark brow of the precipice. The countenance of the old man fell....
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1841
...longer visible. The signal of safety was lost among a thousand white breakers, which, dashing upon iht point of the promontory, rose in prodigious sheets...precipice. The countenance of the old man fell. Isabella gm _ faint shriek, and, "God have mercy upon us!" which her guide solemnly uttered, was pitaoojf echoed...
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