Morella

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Morella


Author:
Edgar Allan Poe

Genre:
Horror, Classical prose


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Morella by Edgar Allan Poe Αυτό χατ 'αυτά μετ' αύτοϋ μονοειδές α'ιεί φν. [1] PLATO: SYMPOS. With a feeling of deep yet most singular affection I regarded my friend Morella. Thrown by accident into her society many years ago, my soul from our first meeting, burned with fires it had never before known; but the fires were not of Eros, and bitter and tormenting to my spirit was the gradual conviction that I could in no manner define their unusual meaning or regulate their vague intensity. Yet we met; and fate bound us together at the altar, and I never spoke of passion nor thought of love. She, however, shunned society, and, attaching herself to me alone rendered me happy. It is a happiness to wonder; it is a happiness to dream.

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