"During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year , when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, I had been passing alone, on horseback through a singularly dreary tract of country..."
"I know not how it was --but, with the first glimpse of the building, a sense of insufferable gloom pervaded my spirit."
My sister is sick and she doesn't have much time to live.
"I could not help thinking of the wild ritual of this work, and of its probable influence upon the hypochondriac, when, one evening, having informed me abruptly that the lady Madeline was no more,..."
Madeline came out of the tomb they burried her in, and shocked the narrator and Usher as she appeared before them.
"From that chamber, and from that mansion, I fled aghast." and the deep and dank tarn at my feet closed sullenly and silently over the fragments of the "HOUSE OF USHER."