The House in the Mist

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Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,810 / 99 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,108
Added to site: 2006.08.31
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mall," I heard him grumble a minute after, under his breath.

"I wish it were a matter of one," spoke up the big man, striking his breast in a way to make it perfectly apparent whom he meant by that word one. And having (if I may judge by the mingled laugh and growl of his companions) thus shown his hand both figuratively and literally, he relapsed into the calculation which seemed to absorb all of his unoccupied moments.

"Generous, very!" commented the lawyer in a murmur which was more than audible. "Pity that sentiments of such broad benevolence should go unrewarded."

This, because at that very instant wheels were heard in front, also a jangle of voices, in some controversy about fares, which promised anything but a pleasing addition to the already none too desirable company.

"I suppose that's sister Janet," snarled out the one addressed as Hector. There was no love in his voice, despite the relationship hinted at, and I awaited the entrance of this woman with some curios

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2012.01.04
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Contains two additional short stories, "The Ruby and the Caldron" and "The Hermit of -- Street." "The House" read like a Twilight Zone episode I remember. Can't spoil fun and tell you which, but very satisfying.


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