Legend Land, Volume 2

Being a Collection of Some of The Old Tales Told in Those Western Parts of Britain Served by The Great Western Railway

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,822 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.7
LoC Category: PN
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 665
Added to site: 2007.01.03
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lding had been done, and, feeling that something unusual must be going on during the hours of darkness, he secreted himself in a tree at dusk the next evening to see what happened. There he fell asleep, but towards midnight he was awakened by the tramp of animals and the creaking of wheels. Looking down, he saw several ox teams approaching, each dragging a wagon filled with building materials and led by a weird spectre form.

As the first team passed by, the spectre, urging the weary beasts on, plucked from the earth the tree in which the servant was hiding, in order to beat them. The unfortunate servant was cast to the ground, and, picking himself up, ran in terror to the house.

His violent fall injured him seriously, and they say that the fright made him half-witted for the rest of his life. Still, he recovered sufficiently to tell others of what he had seen, and to explain the mystery of the miraculous speed with which Buckland Abbey's outbuildings were constructed.

Buckland Abbey lies

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