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The Mystery of the Grave-Yard or “A Dead Man’s Revenge” A Detective Story, by H. P. Lovecraft

  Chapter I The Burns’s Tomb. It was noon in the Little village of Mainville, and a sorrowful group of people were standing around the Burns’s Tomb. Joseph Burns was dead. (when dying, he had given the following strange orders:—“Before you put my body in the tomb, drop this ball onto the floor, at a […]

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The man that was used up by Edgar Allan Poe

1850 THE MAN THAT WAS USED UP A Tale of the Late Bugaboo and Kickapoo Campaign by Edgar Allan Poe Pleurez, pleurez, mes yeux, et fondez vous en eau! La moitie de ma vie a mis l’autre au tombeau. CORNEILLE I CANNOT just now remember when or where I first made the acquaintance of that […]

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The Man Of The Crowd by Edgar Allan Poe

1850 THE MAN OF THE CROWD by Edgar Allan Poe Ce grand malheur, de ne pouvoir etre seul. LA BRUYERE. IT WAS well said of a certain German book that “er lasst sich nicht lesen”- it does not permit itself to be read. There are some secrets which do not permit themselves to be told. […]

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