The Phantoms of the Foot-Bridge

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Author: Mary Noailles Murfree (Charles Egbert Craddock)
Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,921 / 55 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 522
Added to site: 2007.11.30
mnybks.net#: 19141
Genre: Short Story
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Mill'cent 'lowed ez fust she thunk it war the moon. An' lookin' up, she seen the cloud; it held the moon close kivered. An' lookin' down, she seen the light war movin'--movin' from the furder eend o' the bredge, straight acrost it. Sometimes a hand war held afore it, ez ef ter shield it from the draught, an' then Mill'cent 'seen twar a candle, an' the white in the mistiness war a 'oman wearin' white an' carryn' it.

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Lookin' ter right an' then ter lef the 'oman kem, with now her right hand shieldin' the candle she held, an' now layin' it on the hand-rail. The candle shone on the water, fur it didn't flare, an' when the 'oman held her hand before it the light made a bright spot on the foot-bredge an' in the dark air about her, an' on the fir branches over her head. An' a thin mist seemed to hang about her white frock, but not over her face, fur when she reached the middle o' the foot-bredge she laid her hand agin on the rail, an' in the clear light

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