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The Haunted Chamber

A Novel

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Author: Margaret Wolfe Hungerford (The Duchess)
Published: 1888
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,081 / 112 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 2,445
Added to site: 2005.06.14
mnybks.net#: 10603
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Horror, Romance
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ed to make love to the reigning beauty of the past season? Nearly every man in the house has thrown out a hint as to his fitness for the part, but as yet no arrangement has been arrived at.

Sir Adrian of course is the one toward whom all eyes--and some very jealous ones--are directed. But his duties as host compel him, sorely against his will, to draw back a little from the proffered honor, and to consult the wishes of his guests rather than his own. Miss Delmaine herself has laughingly declined to make any choice of a stage lover, so that, up to the present moment, matters are still in such a state of confusion and uncertainty that they have been unable to name any date for the production of their play.

It is four o'clock, and they are all standing or sitting in the library, intent as usual in discussing the difficulty. They are all talking together, and, in the excitement that prevails, no one hears the door open, or the footman's calm, introduction of a gentleman, who now comes leisurely up t

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