Varney the Vampire; or, The Feast of Blood by James Malcolm Rymer

By James Malcolm Rymer

Bought for a penny a bankruptcy at the streets of London in 1845, "Varney the Vampire" is a milestone of vampire fiction, but neglected and ignored for almost a hundred years.

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I merely have told you of that which you saw was on my mind. " "It did not −− it did not, Marchdale. It −− it was too dreadful, I suppose, to find a home in my heart. Oh! " "Let no one presume to insinuate it to her, Henry. " "Nor I −− nor I. Good God! I shudder at the very thought −− the mere possibility; but there is no possibility, there can be none. " Chapter IV. THE MORNING. −− THE CONSULTATION. −− THE FEARFUL SUGGESTION. " "Do you think. You are fertile in expedients. " "Peace, oh! peace.

Chapter IV. THE MORNING. −− THE CONSULTATION. −− THE FEARFUL SUGGESTION. " "Yes. The ghouls of the Mahometans are of the same description of beings. " "To−night, do you know, Mr. " Henry started. "If now you had succeeded in killing −− . Pshaw, what am I saying. I believe I am getting foolish, and that the horrible superstition is beginning to fasten itself upon me as well as upon all of you. " "Banish these thoughts from your mind," said the doctor, "or else, my young friend, you will make yourself decidedly ill.

Cried Henry. " Chapter V. THE NIGHT WATCH. −− THE PROPOSAL. −− THE MOONLIGHT. " Henry did so, and then he uttered a sudden exclamation of surprise, and pointed to a rising spot of ground, which was yet, in consequence of the number of tall trees in its vicinity, partially enveloped in shadow. " he said. "I see something," said Marchdale. "By Heaven! " said Chillingworth. " "Yes −− yes. Look, the moonbeams touch him. Now the shadows of the trees gradually recede. God of Heaven! " Henry's eyes were rivetted to that fearful object, and now a scene presented itself which filled them all with wonder and astonishment, mingled with sensations of the greatest awe and alarm.

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