Poe’s Short Stories
Important Quotations Explained
the love of God, Montresor!”
me didst thou exist—and, in my death, see by this image, which is
thine own, how utterly thou hast murdered thyself.”
3. “In investigations
such as we are now pursuing, it should not be so much asked ‘what
has occurred,’ as ‘what has occurred that has never occurred before.’”
cannot, for my soul, remember how, when, or even precisely where,
I first became acquainted with the lady Ligeia.
striking similitude between the brother and the sister now first
arrested my attention; and Usher, divining, perhaps, my thoughts,
murmured out some few words from which I learned that the deceased
and himself had been twins, and that sympathies of a scarcely intelligible
nature had always existed between them.
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