Though younger than myself, she reciprocated the love she had inspired.
By some mysterious power you have ever known my heart better than I myself have known it.
There, I thought I'd reveal the distressing truth about myself while I had you at my mercy.
I'm afraid of myself, even in spite of our affairs being so bad.
I know that in Paris, for instance, I myself have no temptations.
For myself I beg your tolerance, your countenance and your united aid.
Not for myself, but for my Master's sake, I demand your friendship and fidelity.
"I must speak to him myself, sir," replied the stranger, coldly.
But, if I do not ask, they may allege, that my not going is owing to myself.
Why, as I often say to myself, was such a man as this Solmes fixed upon?