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Página 1 - Evil into the mind of God or man May come and go, so unapproved, and leave No spot or blame behind...
Página 14 - The length of time that was occupied by this deluge of ideas, or rather the shortness of time into which they were condensed, I cannot now state with precision, yet certainly two minutes could not have elapsed from the moment of suffocation to that of my being hauled up.
Página 12 - ... stated, but the picture filled up with every minute and collateral feature ; in short, the whole period of my existence seemed to be placed before me in a kind of panoramic review, and each act of it seemed to be accompanied by a consciousness of right or wrong, or by some reflection on its cause or its consequences ; indeed, many trifling events which had been long forgotten then crowded into my imagination, and with the character of recent familiarity.
Página 18 - For we have not an High Priest, which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities: but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
Página 12 - So far these facts were either partially remembered after my recovery, or supplied by those who had latterly witnessed the scene ; for during an interval of such agitation a drowning person is too much occupied in catching at every passing straw, or too much absorbed by alternate hope and despair, to mark the succession of events very accurately. Not so, however, with the facts which immediately ensued ; my mind had then undergone the sudden revolution which appeared to you so remarkable — and...
Página 12 - Though the senses were thus deadened, not so the mind ; its activity seemed to be invigorated, in a ratio which defies all description — for thought rose after thought with a rapidity of succession that is not only indescribable, but probably inconceivable, by any one who has not himself been in a similar situation.
Página 12 - They took then a wider range — our last cruise, a former voyage and shipwreck, my school, the progress I had made there, and the time I had misspent, and even all my boyish pursuits and adventures.
Página 11 - I was endeavouring to fasten her alongside the ship to one of the scuttle-rings ; m foolish eagerness I stepped upon the gunwale ; the boat of course upset, and I fell into the water, and not knowing how to swim, all my efforts to lay hold either of the boat or the floating sculls were fruitless.
Página 3 - And besides, in reality, the man is not known ever the more to posterity because his name is transmitted to them ; he doth not live because his name does.

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