I am in such a state as calls for sincerity, let that also excuse it — It is perhaps the last time we shall ever meet. I feel something particularly solemn in the acknowledgment, yet my heart swells to make it, awed as it is by a sense of my presumption,... The Miscellaneous Works of Henry Mackenzie - Page 134by Henry Mackenzie - 1820Full view
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Henry Mackenzie - Fiction - 2005 - 224 pages
...withdrawn.—He paused some moments—"I am in such a state as calls for sincerity, let that also excuse it—It is perhaps the last time we shall ever meet. I feel...presumption, by a sense of your perfections" He paused again—"Let it not offend you to know their power over one so unworthy—It will, I believe, soon...