Quotations about the supernatural

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Wuthering Heights'

  • Then I hope his ghost will haunt you; and I hope Mr Heathcliff will never get another tenant 'til the Grange is a ruin(Cathy, Chapter II)
  • '...knocking my knuckles through the glass, and stretching an arm out to seize the importunate branch; instead of which, my fingers closed on the fingers of a little, ice-cold hand. The intense horror of my nightmare came over me; I tried to draw back my arm, but the hand clung to it, and a most melancholy voice sobbed, 'Let me in - let me in''' (Lockwood, Chapter III)
  • 'Well it is - swarming with ghosts and goblins!'' (Lockwood, Chapter III)
  • 'You must e'en take [Heathcliff] as a gift of God; though it's as dark almost as if it came from the devil' (Chapter IV)
  • 'It's a rough journey, and a sad heart to travel it; and we must pass by Gimmerton Kink to go that journey! We've braved its ghosts often together, and dared each other to stand among the graves and ask them to come' (Catherine, Chapter XII)
  • 'His eyes too, were like a ghostly Catherine's with all their beauty annihilated' (Isabella, Chapter XIII)
  • 'I was only going to say that heaven did not seem to be my home; and I broke my heart with weeping to come backto earth; and the angels were so angry that they flung me out, into the middle of the heath on the top of Wuthering Heights; where I woke sobbing for joy' (Catherine, Chapter IX)


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