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Stories of Exile

Ethan Brand; The Swans of Lir; A Night in a Workhouse; The Outcasts of Poker Flat; The Man Without a Country; Flight of a Tartar Tribe

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1874
Language: English
Wordcount: 57,494 / 169 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.5
Downloads: 399
Added to site: 2014.06.24 31603

the image of some mode of guilt which could neither be atoned for nor forgiven. And, with the first gleam of light upon the mountain-top, the fiend crept in at the iron door, there to abide the intensest element of fire, until again summoned forth to share in the dreadful task of extending man's possible guilt beyond the scope of Heaven's else infinite mercy.

While the lime-burner was struggling with the horror of these thoughts, Ethan Brand rose from the log, and flung open the door of the kiln. The action was in such accordance with the idea in Bartram's mind, that he almost expected to see the Evil One issue forth, red-hot from the raging furnace.

"Hold! hold!" cried he, with a tremulous attempt to laugh; for he was ashamed of his fears, although they overmastered him. "Don't, for mercy's sake, bring out your devil now!"

"Man!" sternly replied Ethan Brand, "what need have I of the devil? I have left him behind me, on my track. It is with such half-way sinners as you that he busies him



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