It was too pathetic for the feelings of Sophia and myself. We fainted alternately on the sofa.
Be just,--not like man's law, which seizes on one isolated fact, but like God's judging angel, whose clear, sad eye saw all the countless cankering days of this man's life, all the countless nights, when, sick with starving, his soul fainted in him, before it judged him for this night, the saddest of all.
He fainted on his vengefulness, and strove To ape the magnanimity of love.George Meredith
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