Jones, now taking the mask by the hand, fell to entreating her in the most earnest manner, to acquaint him where he might find Sophia; and when he could obtain no direct answer, he began to upbraid her gently for having disappointed him the day before; and concluded, saying, "Indeed, my good fairy queen, I know your majesty very well, notwithstanding the affected disguise of your voice.
The mask answered, "Though you have so ingeniously discovered me, I must still speak in the same voice, lest I should be known by others.
Two or three masks strove to knock his moccoletto out of his hand; but Albert, a first-rate pugilist, sent them rolling in the street, one after the other, and continued his course towards the church of San Giacomo.
At one of these encounters, accidentally or purposely, Albert's mask fell off.
But neither bent the knee, for the young bridegroom replied in a tone that startled all listeners as the mask
fell, disclosing the noble face of Ferdinand Devereux, the artist lover, and leaning on the breast where now flashed the star of an English earl was the lovely Viola, radiant with joy and beauty.
But having been thus distinguished I could do no less than follow her with my eyes to the door where the chain of hands being broken all the masks were trying to get out at once.
The girl costumed as Night wore a small black velvet mask, what is called in French a "loup.
It is the usual block," answered the man in the mask
Why, he, the man who hides behind that hideous mask of death
He burst into a mad laugh, while Christine gave a disconsolate moan behind her velvet mask.
He was standing close by the lady in the mask, who was playing with pretty good luck now, and looking on much interested at the game.
said the little woman in a sad voice, and undoing her mask, she looked at him.
Your master, Poole, is plainly seized with one of those maladies that both torture and deform the sufferer; hence, for aught I know, the alteration of his voice; hence the mask
and the avoidance of his friends; hence his eagerness to find this drug, by means of which the poor soul retains some hope of ultimate recovery--God grant that he be not deceived
His black harness was ornamented with rubies and gold; his face was covered by a grotesque mask
of the precious metal in which two enormous rubies were set for eyes, though below them were narrow slits through which the wearer could see.
The place had a far greater interest for us than it could have had if we had known beyond all question who the Iron Mask
was, and what his history had been, and why this most unusual punishment had been meted out to him.