The Hermit Of Street

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Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,655 / 49 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,622
Added to site: 2008.06.05
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h like that of a frightened child, for his countenance visibly changed as he approached me, and showed quite an extraordinary kindness, if not contrition, as he paused in the narrow vestibule with the blazing lamp held low in his hand.

"My little girl," he began, but instantly changed the phrase to "My dear young lady, how can I thank you enough, and how can I sufficiently express my regret at having kept you a prisoner in this blazing house? I fear I have frightened you sorely, but---" And here, to my astonishment, he found nothing to say, moved overmuch by some strong feeling, or checked in his apologies by some great embarrassment.

Astonished, for he did not look like a man who could be lightly disturbed, I glowed a fiery red and put my hand out towards the door. Instantly he found speech again.

"One moment," said he. "I feel that I ought to explain the surprise, the consternation, which made me forget. You know this is not my house, that I am here in trust for another, that the place

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2012.03.14
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This is a Jane Eyre take-off. The ending is appalling. It fails to deal with - virtually ignores - a horrible crime against two women. What was Mrs. Green thinking?


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