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But still, as he did not see him and had no opportunity of seeing him, he often spoke about him and about his love for him, letting it be understood that he had not told all and that there was something in his feelings for the Emperor not everyone could understand, and with his whole soul he shared the adoration then common in Moscow for the Emperor, who was spoken of as the "angel incarnate.
And he, with his incarnate spirit of battle, his gladiator body and his eagle spirit--he was as gentle and tender to me as a poet.
Sure enough, where could the fiends incarnate have obtained meat?
During the former the creature left me no moment alone; and, in the latter, I started, hourly, from dreams of unutterable fear, to find the hot breath of the thing upon my face, and its vast weight an incarnate Night-Mare that I had no power to shake off - incumbent eternally upon my heart !
Then he made me swear upon the ashes of our masters, to serve royalty, represented by you -- incarnate in you, sire -- to serve it in word, in thought, and in action.