Tales from Blackwood, Volume 1

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 68,346 / 204 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.1
LoC Categories: AC, PR
Downloads: 501
Added to site: 2010.03.30
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The Iron Shroud. By William Mudford

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have failed to observe the row they have lately been making about Sunday travelling and education. Old Sam Sawley, the coffin-maker, is their principal spokesman here; and wherever he goes the rest will follow, like a flock of sheep bounding after a patriarchal ram. I propose, therefore, to wait upon him to-morrow, and request his co-operation in a scheme which is not only to prove profitable, but to make head against the lax principles of the present age. Leave me alone to tickle him. I consider his name, and those of one or two others belonging to the same meeting-house--fellows with bank-stock, and all sorts of tin, as perfectly secure. These dissenters smell a premium from an almost incredible distance. We can fill up the rest of the committee with ciphers, and the whole thing is done."

"But the engineer--we must announce such an officer as a matter of course."

"I never thought of that," said Bob. "Couldn't we hire a fellow from one of the steamboats?"

"I fear that might get us into

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2010.11.08
CO'Neil
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Humor, supernatural, adventure, romance and horror.

An entertaining collection. Recommended.

See also Volume 2.


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