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Four Weird Tales

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Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 55,106 / 166 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.3
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,272
Added to site: 2005.09.21
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The Insanity of Jones
The Man Who Found Out
The Glamour of the Snow
Sand

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yes, was closely associated with himself. Only the setting was that of a past age, with costumes of centuries gone by, and the scenes had to do with dreadful cruelties that could not belong to modern life as he knew it.

The other change was also significant, but is not so easy to describe, for he had in fact become aware that some new portion of himself, hitherto unawakened, had stirred slowly into life out of the very depths of his consciousness. This new part of himself amounted almost to another personality, and he never observed its least manifestation without a strange thrill at his heart.

For he understood that it had begun to watch the Manager!


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It was the habit of Jones, since he was compelled to work among conditions that were utterly distasteful, to withdraw his mind wholly from business once the day was over. During office hours he kept the strictest possible watch upon himself, and turned the key on all inner dreams, lest any sudden uprush from the deeps

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