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The Man At The Lift
In the same way, in August, 1890, a lady in a Boston ho...

Unknown Devils
Suen Pure-whiteness was privileged with the possibili...

Farm House 7 Ground Plan Interior Arrangement
The front door opens into a hall 34 feet long and 10 fe...

The Good O'donoghue
In an age so distant that the precise period is un...

The Ghost Of The Hindoo Child Or The Hauntings Of The White Dove Hotel Near St Swithin's Street Aberdeen
In the course of many years' investigation of haunted...

Haunted Houses In Mogh's Half
The northern half of Ireland has not proved as prolif...

'talks' With Mr Stead
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Farm House 1 Chamber Plan
The roof story is partitioned into convenient-sized bed...


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Extraordinary Double Dream Without Any Corresponding Event
The late Reverend Mr. Joseph Wilkins, a dissenting cl...





EDGAR ALLAN POE




The Fall Of The House Of Usher
During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, I had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract...

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Banners yellow, glorious, golden, On its roof did float and flow; (This--all this--was in the olden Time long ago) And every gentle air that dallied, In that sweet day, Along th...

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Wanderers in that happy valley Through two luminous windows saw Spirits moving musically To a lute's well tuned law, Round about a throne, where sitting (Porphyrogene!) In state...

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And all with pearl and ruby glowing Was the fair palace door, Through which came flowing, flowing, flowing And sparkling evermore, A troop of Echoes whose sweet duty Was but to sing,...

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And travellers now within that valley, Through the red-litten windows, see Vast forms that move fantastically To a discordant melody; While, like a rapid ghastly river, Through the p...

Door!"
As if in the superhuman energy of his utterance there had been found the potency of a spell--the huge antique panels to which the speaker pointed, threw slowly back, upon the instant, their ponderous and ebony jaws...