1 He rose and quitted the room with my nurse, and in a moment my father entered it.
2 The wind, which had fallen in the south, now rose with great violence in the west.
3 Such were my reflections as I commenced my journey; but as I proceeded, my spirits and hopes rose.
4 When it became noon, and the sun rose higher, I lay down on the grass and was overpowered by a deep sleep.
5 The sun rose; I heard the voices of men and knew that it was impossible to return to my retreat during that day.
6 But Caroline Beaufort possessed a mind of an uncommon mould, and her courage rose to support her in her adversity.
7 She continued with her foster parents and bloomed in their rude abode, fairer than a garden rose among dark-leaved brambles.
8 She rose on seeing us enter, and when we were left alone with her, she threw herself at the feet of Elizabeth, weeping bitterly.
9 From the side where I now stood Montanvert was exactly opposite, at the distance of a league; and above it rose Mont Blanc, in awful majesty.
10 Again I rose, and exerting all the firmness of which I was master, removed the planks which I had placed before my hovel to conceal my retreat.
11 Between two and three in the morning the moon rose; and I then, putting my basket aboard a little skiff, sailed out about four miles from the shore.
12 Many times I considered Satan as the fitter emblem of my condition, for often, like him, when I viewed the bliss of my protectors, the bitter gall of envy rose within me.
13 The night passed away, and the sun rose from the ocean; my feelings became calmer, if it may be called calmness when the violence of rage sinks into the depths of despair.
14 A change indeed had taken place in me; my health, which had hitherto declined, was now much restored; and my spirits, when unchecked by the memory of my unhappy promise, rose proportionably.
15 The stars shone at intervals as the clouds passed from over them; the dark pines rose before me, and every here and there a broken tree lay on the ground; it was a scene of wonderful solemnity and stirred strange thoughts within me.