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The Great Keinplatz Experiment

and Other Tales of Twilight and the Unseen

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Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,256 / 198 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 4,540
Added to site: 2010.06.13 28127

The Brown Hand—The Usher of Lea House School—B. 24—The Great Keinplatz Experiment—Cyprian Overbeck Wells—Playing with Fire—The Ring of Thoth—The Los Amigos Fiasco—How It Happened—Lot No. 249—"De Profundis"—The Lift

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ychical experiences which had befallen him. I at least was sound in nerve and brain, and it was with something of the pleasurable thrill of anticipation with which the sportsman takes his position beside the haunt of his game that I shut the laboratory door behind me, and partially undressing, lay down upon the rug-covered settee.

It was not an ideal atmosphere for a bedroom. The air was heavy with many chemical odours, that of methylated spirit predominating. Nor were the decorations of my chamber very sedative. The odious line of glass jars with their relics of disease and suffering stretched in front of my very eyes. There was no blind to the window, and a three-quarter moon streamed its white light into the room, tracing a silver square with filigree lattices upon the opposite wall. When I had extinguished my candle this one bright patch in the midst of the general gloom had certainly an eerie and discomposing aspect. A rigid and absolute silence reigned throughout the old house, so that the low sw



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