I know not what it was - but, with the first glimpse of the building, a sense of insufferable gloom pervaded my spirit.
During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year...
DESCRIPTION OF RODERICK
There was an iciness, a sinking, a sickening of the heart
A cadaverousness of complexion; an eye large, liquid, and luminous beyond comparison;
LADY MADELINE DIES
The disease of the lady Madeline had long baffled the skill of her physicians.
A settled apathy , a gradual wasting away of the person, and frequent although transient affections of a partially cataleptic character were the unusual diagnosis.
A striking similitude between the brother and sister now first arrested my attention:
NARRATOR NOTICES SIMILARITIES
Not hear it? --yes, I hear it, and have heard it . Long--long--long--many minutes, many hours, many days, I have heard it.
RODERICK THINKS MADELINE IS ALIVE
For a moment she remained trembling and reeling to and fro upon the threshold,--then, with a low moaning cry, fell heavily inward upon the person of her brother, and in her violent and now final death-agonies, bore him to the floor a corpse, and a victim to the terrors he had anticipated.