The Mermaid of Druid Lake

and Other Stories

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Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,725 / 111 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 567
Added to site: 2010.01.26
mnybks.net#: 26454
Origin: gutenberg.org

The Mermaid of Druid Lake -- The Goddess of Truth -- A Daughter of Cuba Libre -- A Two-Party Line -- Timon Up to Date -- The Night that Patti Sang -- An Island on a Jamboree -- Alexander the Great -- Breaking Into Medicine -- The Pink Ghost of Franklin Square -- The Vanished Mummy -- "Mount Vernon 1-0-0-0"

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wed the other two out of the auto as quickly as he could. For a moment he and Tom paid no attention to the mermaid, so absorbed were they in the possibility of a blow-up. But when this danger had apparently passed they discovered that she had lifted herself from the grassy sward and was flip-flopping awkwardly in the direction of the brook that runs through Cylburn near the road.

"Come back! Come back! There's no danger!" called Edwin, as he started after her.

The damsel paid no heed. She was intent on getting to that stream of running water.

Again Edwin called, this time more sharply. The mermaid stopped not, but turned a tearful and much convulsed face to him.

Edwin raced after her. So did Tom. But when they got to the edge of the brook the only sign of her was an increasing ripple on the surface of a little pool. The stream was not so deep but that the bottom could be studied. And yet they saw nothing of her. Evidently she had the enchanted gift of being invisible in water.

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