1 I listened to this discourse with the extremest agony.
2 Still thou canst listen to me and grant me thy compassion.
3 The magistrate listened to me with attention and kindness.
4 I thank you," replied I; "listen, therefore, to the deposition that I have to make.
5 I listened to my father in silence and remained for some time incapable of offering any reply.
6 Thus has a week passed away, while I have listened to the strangest tale that ever imagination formed.
7 Listen to my tale; when you have heard that, abandon or commiserate me, as you shall judge that I deserve.
8 But I consented to listen, and seating myself by the fire which my odious companion had lighted, he thus began his tale.
9 While I listened to the instructions which Felix bestowed upon the Arabian, the strange system of human society was explained to me.
10 Something whispers to me not to depend too much on the prospect that is opened before us, but I will not listen to such a sinister voice.
11 My heart was full, and I did not answer him, but as I proceeded, I weighed the various arguments that he had used and determined at least to listen to his tale.
12 In this retreat I devoted the morning to labour; but in the evening, when the weather permitted, I walked on the stony beach of the sea to listen to the waves as they roared and dashed at my feet.
13 These were wild and miserable thoughts, but I cannot describe to you how the eternal twinkling of the stars weighed upon me and how I listened to every blast of wind as if it were a dull ugly siroc on its way to consume me.
14 Agatha listened with respect, her eyes sometimes filled with tears, which she endeavoured to wipe away unperceived; but I generally found that her countenance and tone were more cheerful after having listened to the exhortations of her father.
15 At one time the moon, which had before been clear, was suddenly overspread by a thick cloud, and I took advantage of the moment of darkness and cast my basket into the sea; I listened to the gurgling sound as it sank and then sailed away from the spot.
16 I see by your eagerness and the wonder and hope which your eyes express, my friend, that you expect to be informed of the secret with which I am acquainted; that cannot be; listen patiently until the end of my story, and you will easily perceive why I am reserved upon that subject.
17 I took refuge in the courtyard belonging to the house which I inhabited, where I remained during the rest of the night, walking up and down in the greatest agitation, listening attentively, catching and fearing each sound as if it were to announce the approach of the demoniacal corpse to which I had so miserably given life.
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