1 I commenced by inuring my body to hardship.
2 If she had gone near the spot where his body lay, it was without her knowledge.
3 When shown the body, she fell into violent hysterics and kept her bed for several days.
4 His limbs were nearly frozen, and his body dreadfully emaciated by fatigue and suffering.
5 Exhaustion succeeded to the extreme fatigue both of body and of mind which I had endured.
6 I had worked hard for nearly two years, for the sole purpose of infusing life into an inanimate body.
7 Another woman confirmed the account of the fishermen having brought the body into her house; it was not cold.
8 I followed speedily, I hardly knew why; but when the man saw me draw near, he aimed a gun, which he carried, at my body and fired.
9 Its productions and features may be without example, as the phenomena of the heavenly bodies undoubtedly are in those undiscovered solitudes.
10 I became acquainted with the science of anatomy, but this was not sufficient; I must also observe the natural decay and corruption of the human body.
11 His companions came up to assist him, and by the light of their lantern they found that he had fallen on the body of a man, who was to all appearance dead.
12 Darkness had no effect upon my fancy, and a churchyard was to me merely the receptacle of bodies deprived of life, which, from being the seat of beauty and strength, had become food for the worm.
13 Before, dark and opaque bodies had surrounded me, impervious to my touch or sight; but I now found that I could wander on at liberty, with no obstacles which I could not either surmount or avoid.
14 She had been out the whole of the night on which the murder had been committed and towards morning had been perceived by a market-woman not far from the spot where the body of the murdered child had been afterwards found.
15 Their first supposition was that it was the corpse of some person who had been drowned and was thrown on shore by the waves, but on examination they found that the clothes were not wet and even that the body was not then cold.
16 When my guest was a little recovered I had great trouble to keep off the men, who wished to ask him a thousand questions; but I would not allow him to be tormented by their idle curiosity, in a state of body and mind whose restoration evidently depended upon entire repose.
17 A woman deposed that she lived near the beach and was standing at the door of her cottage, waiting for the return of the fishermen, about an hour before she heard of the discovery of the body, when she saw a boat with only one man in it push off from that part of the shore where the corpse was afterwards found.
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