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Twilight Stories

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Author: Rhoda Broughton
Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,007 / 83 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,525
Added to site: 2009.10.28
mnybks.net#: 25663

Also published under the title "Tales for Christmas Eve."

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broached. Three days ago I went to see her, and on my return was sitting resting in the drawing-room, before going to.dress for dinner, talking to Adela about my visit, when Ralph Gordon walked in. He has always been walking in the last ten days, and Adela has always flushed up and looked very happy, poor little cat, whenever he made his appearance. He looked very handsome, dear fellow, just come in from the park; seemed in tremendous spirits, and was as sceptical as even you could be, as to the ghostly origin of Sarah's seizure. "Let me come here tonight and sleep in that room; do, Mrs Montresor," he said, looking very eager and excited. "With the gas lit and a poker, I'll engage to exorcise every demon that shows his ugly nose; even if I should find---

Seven white ghostisses

Sifting on seven white postisses."

"You don't mean really?" I asked, incredulously.

"Don't I? that's all," he answered emphatically. "I should like nothing better. Well, is it a bargain?" Adela turned quite p

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