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Eight Stories

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Author: Virginia Woolf
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,222 / 61 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.8
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 4,730
Added to site: 2009.06.26 24544

A haunted house -- A society -- Monday or Tuesday -- An unwritten novel -- The string quartet -- Blue & green -- Kew Gardens -- The mark on the wall.

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scholar is a very different sort of man. A scholar is overflowing with humour and invention--perhaps addicted to wine, but what of that?--a delightful companion, generous, subtle, imaginative--as stands to reason. For he spends his life in company with the finest human beings that have ever existed."

"Hum," said Castalia. "Perhaps I'd better go back and try again."

Some three months later it happened that I was sitting alone when Castalia entered. I don't know what it was in the look of her that so moved me; but I could not restrain myself, and, dashing across the room, I clasped her in my arms. Not only was she very beautiful; she seemed also in the highest spirits. "How happy you look!" I exclaimed, as she sat down.

"I've been at Oxbridge," she said.

"Asking questions?"

"Answering them," she replied.

"You have not broken our vow?" I said anxiously, noticing something about her figure.

"Oh, the vow," she said casually. "I'm going to have a baby, if that's what



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