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The Lost Galleon

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Author: Katharine Tynan (Katherarine T. Hinkson)
Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,171 / 17 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 614
Added to site: 2010.12.12
mnybks.net#: 29888
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g upon the waters. I listened in terror, I say, for it would not be the first time I had heard on this treacherous lake of ours the cry of the dying.

But, lo and behold! while I yet looked the vessel recoiled a little, shuddering, as though about to take the leap that should destroy her. Then she rushed upon the rock, and I saw clearly, plain as the face of day, that she seemed to pass within it. The rock might have opened to receive her; of that I could not be sure; but she passed from before my eyes into that tremendous wall with its great columns, range upon range, that only the gannet and the gull have visited. She passed, I say, and there was nothing before me but the steel gray lake of Doonass, with the mists blowing off and letting the frosty moon shine through.

PART II.

I went home forgetting all else, even my wedded wife. I remembered only the wreck.

I found Thady busy, as he often was, polishing up the few pieces of thin silver which represented the old treasur

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