The horrid mystery hanging over us in this house gets into my head like liquor, and makes me wild.
More Quotes from Wilkie Collins:Over and over again in my past experience among my perishing fellow-creatures, the members of the notoriously infidel profession of Medicine had stepped between me and my mission of mercyon the miserable pretence that the patient wanted quiet, and that the disturbing influence of all others which they most dreaded, was the influence of Miss Clack and her Books.
Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind.
The evening advanced. The shadows lengthened. The waters of the lake grew pitchy black. The gliding of the ghostly swans became rare and more rare.
I have always maintained that the one important phenomenon presented by modern society is - the enormous prosperity of Fools.
Well may your heart believe the truths I tell; 'Tis virtue makes the bliss, where'er we dwell.
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