Towards midnight Maimoune floated lightly up from the well, intending, according to her usual habit, to roam
about the upper world as curiosity or accident might prompt.
But, in sooth, I cannot allow you to roam
in the forest and shoot my deer; nor to take the law of the land into your own hands.
And, during the nine subsequent years, I did nothing but roam
from one place to another, desirous of being a spectator rather than an actor in the plays exhibited on the theater of the world; and, as I made it my business in each matter to reflect particularly upon what might fairly be doubted and prove a source of error, I gradually rooted out from my mind all the errors which had hitherto crept into it.
Often a door is opened, a curtain drawn aside, in the halls of romance, where the reader may roam
Sometimes the sun, shining through the clouds, made her blink her lids, when she gazed at the sails in the distance, and let her eyes roam
over the horizon from the chateau of Tancarville to the lighthouses of Havre.