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The City and the World

and Other Stories

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Author: Francis Clement Kelley (Myles Muredach)
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 38,330 / 109 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 88.2
LoC Categories: BL, PS
Downloads: 790
Added to site: 2005.12.22 12337

The City and the World -- The Flaming Cross -- The Vicar-General -- The Resurrection of Alta -- The Man with a Dead Soul -- The Autobiography of a Dollar -- Le Braillard de la Magdeleine -- The Legend of Deschamps -- The Thousand Dollar Note -- The Occasion -- The Yankee Tramp -- How Father Tom Connolly Began to Be a Saint -- The Unbroken Seal -- Mac of the Island.

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t open. His anger had come to the overflowing of speech. At first he saw only a hand at the door-casing, groping with a blind man's uncertainty. Then he saw the old General.

In the soul of Ramoni rose an awful revulsion against the old man. Instantly, with a memory of that first day in the cloister garden, of those following days that gave him the unexpected, uncanny glimpses of the priest, he centered all his bitterness upon Denfili. So fearful was his anger as he held it back with the rein of years of self-control, that he wondered to see Father Denfili smiling.

"May I enter, my son?" he asked.

"You may enter."

The old man groped his way to a chair. Ramoni watched him with glowering rage. When Father Denfili turned his sightless eyes upon him he did not flinch.

"You are disappointed, my son?" the old man asked with a gentleness that Ramoni could not apprehend, "and you can not sleep?"

Ramoni's anger swept the question aside. "Have you come here, Father Denfili," he cried, "to find out how



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