The Human Chord

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The Human Chord by Algernon Blackwood

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"It is unique, and should be a matter of national pride."--Hilaire Belloc in The Westminster Gazette.

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human being who radiated such vigor, such big and beneficent fatherliness, yet for all the air of kindliness something, too, that touched in him the sense of awe. Mr. Skale, he felt, was a very unusual man.

They went on in the gathering dusk, talking little but easily. Spinrobin felt "taken care of." Usually he was shy with a new employer, but this man inspired much too large a sensation in him to include shyness, or any other form of petty self-consciousness. He felt more like a son than a secretary. He remembered the wording of the advertisement, the phrases of the singular correspondence--and wondered. "A remarkable personality," he thought to himself as he stumbled through the dark after the object of his reflections; "simple--yet tremendous! A giant in all sorts of ways probably--" Then his thought hesitated, floundered. There was something else he divined yet could not name. He felt out of his depth in some entirely new way, in touch with an order of possibilities larger, more vast, more remote than

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