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  • If she chooses, she may trump up the same charge against you and the child-angel at Vesuvius.

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  • After a time they both came to me, and the child-angel gave me a look that made me long to be

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  • And then the wind changed or died away, or both, for there came a vast cloud of rolling smoke, black, cruel, suffocating; and the mountain crest and the child-angel were snatched from my sight.

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  • It was my dream of the child-angel that so turned my brain.

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  • I wondered whether your child-angel might not be the identical being about whom my poor dear mother went into such raptures.

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  • Above all, I don't yet see any reason why you should give up your child-angel.

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  • The child-angel I saw must have run in much further than I had supposed, and perhaps I could not find her at all.

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  • You may worship her here, and rave about your child-angel till you're black in the face, but you never can see her; and as to all this about stopping her from marrying any other person, that's all rot and bosh.

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  • Now it happened that, as the child-angel went up, a brisk breeze had started, which blew away all the smoke, so that she went along for some distance without any apparent inconvenience.

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  • It was not so much love for the child-angel as bitter and venomous hate for his wife.

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