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THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM by Edgar Allan Poe

1842 THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM by Edgar Allan Poe Impia tortorum longos hic turba furores Sanguinis innocui, non satiata, aluit. Sospite nunc patria, fracto nunc funeris antro, Mors ubi dira fuit vita salusque patent. (Quatrain composed for the gates of a market to he erected upon the site of the Jacobin Club House at […]

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