1 I wait but for one event, and then I shall repose in peace.
2 My spirit will sleep in peace, or if it thinks, it will not surely think thus.
3 The saintly soul of Elizabeth shone like a shrine-dedicated lamp in our peaceful home.
4 I burned with rage to pursue the murderer of my peace and precipitate him into the ocean.
5 Once commenced, it would quickly be achieved, and I might be restored to my family in peace and happiness.
6 This idea pursued me and tormented me at every moment from which I might otherwise have snatched repose and peace.
7 At these moments I wept bitterly and wished that peace would revisit my mind only that I might afford them consolation and happiness.
8 Perpetual fretting at length threw Madame Moritz into a decline, which at first increased her irritability, but she is now at peace for ever.
9 They did not appear rich, but they were contented and happy; their feelings were serene and peaceful, while mine became every day more tumultuous.
10 These thoughts calmed me, and in the afternoon I sank into a profound sleep; but the fever of my blood did not allow me to be visited by peaceful dreams.
11 Well, be it so; a deadly struggle would then assuredly take place, in which if he were victorious I should be at peace and his power over me be at an end.
12 A human being in perfection ought always to preserve a calm and peaceful mind and never to allow passion or a transitory desire to disturb his tranquillity.
13 Come, Victor; not brooding thoughts of vengeance against the assassin, but with feelings of peace and gentleness, that will heal, instead of festering, the wounds of our minds.
14 Company was irksome to me; when alone, I could fill my mind with the sights of heaven and earth; the voice of Henry soothed me, and I could thus cheat myself into a transitory peace.
15 This winter has been passed most miserably, tortured as I have been by anxious suspense; yet I hope to see peace in your countenance and to find that your heart is not totally void of comfort and tranquillity.
16 He had vowed TO BE WITH ME ON MY WEDDING-NIGHT, yet he did not consider that threat as binding him to peace in the meantime, for as if to show me that he was not yet satiated with blood, he had murdered Clerval immediately after the enunciation of his threats.
17 Indeed, as the period approached, the threat appeared more as a delusion, not to be regarded as worthy to disturb my peace, while the happiness I hoped for in my marriage wore a greater appearance of certainty as the day fixed for its solemnization drew nearer and I heard it continually spoken of as an occurrence which no accident could possibly prevent.
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