|Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne|
|Young Goodman Brown came forth at sunset into the street at ...
"Then God bless you!" said Faith, with the pink ...
"There may be a devilish Indian behind every tree," ...
It was now deep dusk in the forest, and deepest in that part...
"Sayest thou so?" replied he of the serpent, smiling apart....
"If it be as thou gayest," replied Goodman Brown, "I marvel...
Thus far the elder traveller had listened with due gravity....
"Be it so," said his fellow-traveller. "Betake you the woods' and let me keep the path." ....
"Mingled with fine wheat and the fat of a new-born babe....
They continued to walk onward, while the elder traveller exhorted his....
Without more words, he threw his companion the maple stick...
On came the hoof tramps and the voices of the riders...
"Of the two, reverend sir," said the voice like the deacon's...
"With heaven above and Faith below, I will yet stand firm against the devil!"....
"Faith!" shouted Goodman Brown, in a voice of agony....
And, maddened with despair, so that he laughed loud...
In truth, all through the haunted forest there could be...
In the interval of silence he stole forward until the light....
In truth they were such. Among them, quivering to...
Another verse of the hymn arose, a slow and mournful strain...
At the word, Goodman Brown stepped forth from the...
They turned; and flashing forth, as it were, in a sheet ...
They did so; and, by the blaze of the hell-kindled...
And there they stood, the only pair, as it seemed...
Whether Faith obeyed he knew not. Hardly had he...
Had Goodman Brown fallen asleep in ...
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