His chest heaved once, as if his large heart, weary of despotic constriction, had expanded, despite the will, and made a vigorous bound for the attainment of liberty.
More Quotes from Charlotte Bronte:No reflection was to be allowed now, not one glance was to be cast back; not even one forward. Not one thought was to be given either to the past or the future. The first was a page so heavenly sweet, so deadly sad, that to read one line of it would dissolve my courage and break down my energy. The last was an awful blank, something like then world when the deluge was gone by.
You, sir, are the most phantom-like of all; you are a mere dream
God did not give me my life to throw it away.
Something of vengeance I had tasted for the first time as aromatic wine it seemed, on swallowing, warm and racy its after-flavor, metallic and corroding, gave me a sensation as if I had been poisoned.
What good it would have done me at that time to have been tossed in the storms of an uncertain struggling like, and to have been taught by rough and bitter experience to long for the calm amidst which I now repined!
If he were insane, however, his was a very cool and collected insanity.
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