For my own part, I do not hesitate to say that, not withstanding all the evidence produced against her, I believe and rely on her perfect innocence.
“God knows,” “how entirely I am innocent.
“Alas!” said she. “How shall I ever again believe in human goodness?
“I do not fear to die,”
“I wish,” “that I were to die with you; I cannot live in this world of misery.”
“Farewell, sweet lady, dearest Elizabeth, my beloved and only friend; may heaven, in its bounty, bless and preserve you; may this be the last misfortune that you will ever suffer! Live, and be happy, and make others so.”