The Unicorn from the Stars

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Co-author: Lady Gregory
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,663 / 79 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,616
Added to site: 2008.07.29
mnybks.net#: 21611
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Drama

The Unicorn From The Stars
Cathleen Ni Houlihan
The Hour-Glass

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you to tell him--that it was the falling sickness.

ANDREW [dropping book]. O my dear, look at all the marks gone out of it. Wait now, I partly remember what he said ... a blister he spoke of ... or to be smelling hartshorn ... or the sneezing powder ... or if all fails, to try letting the blood.

FATHER JOHN. All this has nothing to do with the real case. It is all waste of time.

ANDREW. That is what I was thinking myself, Father. Sure it was I was the first to call out to you when I saw you coming down from the hillside and to bring you in to see what could you do. I would have more trust in your means than in any doctor's learning. And in case you might fail to cure him, I have a cure myself I heard from my grandmother ... God rest her soul ... and she told me she never knew it to fail. A person to have the falling sickness, to cut the top of his nails and a small share of the hair of his head, and to put it down on the floor and to take a harry-pin and drive it down with that i

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