The Miraculous Revenge

Little Blue Book #215

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,326 / 33 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.1
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,278
Added to site: 2007.01.12
mnybks.net#: 15790
Origin: gutenberg.org

The misadventures of an alcoholic investigator.

Show Excerpt

e. The ordnance maps shew where the graveyard was; and anyone can see for himself where it is. I need not tell your Eminence what a rebuke this would be to those enemies of the holy Church that have sought to put a stain on her by discrediting the late wonderful manifestations at Knock Chapel. If they come to Four Mile Water, they need cross-examine no one. They will be asked to believe nothing but their own senses.

"'Awaiting your Eminence's counsel to guide me further in the matter,

"'I am, etc.'

"Well, Zeno," said my uncle: "what do you think of Father Hickey now?"

"Uncle: do not ask me. Beneath this roof I desire to believe everything. The Reverend Hickey has appealed strongly to my love of legend. Let us admire the poetry of his narrative and ignore the balance of probability between a Christian priest telling a lie on his own oath and a graveyard swimming across a river in the middle of the night and forgetting to return."

"Tom Hickey is not telling a lie, you may take

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Miraculous Revenge by George Bernard Shaw - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Miraculous Revenge by George Bernard Shaw - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for The Miraculous Revenge by George Bernard Shaw - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for The Miraculous Revenge by George Bernard Shaw - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for The Miraculous Revenge by George Bernard Shaw - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for The Miraculous Revenge by George Bernard Shaw - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan Doyle
The White Wolf
by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The Best Ghost Stories
by Various Authors
The $30,000 Bequest
by Mark Twain
Black Spirits and White
by Ralph Adams Cram
''Abe'' Lincoln's Yarns and Stories
by Alexander K. McClure

See more popular titles from this genre.