Green Tea; Mr. Justice Harbottle

Green Tea; Mr. Justice Harbottle

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Green Tea; Mr. Justice Harbottle by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

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1872

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Green Tea; Mr. Justice Harbottle

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It will be only civil in return for his politeness, to ask to see him. Perhaps something may come of it. Whether much, little, or nothing, my dear Van L., you shall hear.

CHAPTER III

Dr. Hesselius Picks Up Something in Latin Books

Well, I have called at Blank Street.

On inquiring at the door, the servant told me that Mr. Jennings was engaged very particularly with a gentleman, a clergyman from Kenlis, his parish in the country. Intending to reserve my privilege, and to call again, I merely intimated that I should try another time, and had turned to go, when the servant begged my pardon, and asked me, looking at me a little more attentively than well-bred persons of his order usually do, whether I was Dr. Hesselius; and, on learning that I was, he said, "Perhaps then, sir, you would allow me to mention it to Mr. Jennings, for I am sure he wishes to see you."

The servant returned in a moment, with a messag

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Green Tea

o A Vicar consults Martin Hesselius concerning his specter visions.

o Martin sees an apparition in the form of a menacing spirit Monkey.

o Is it his diet or his mind that has forsaken him.

MR. JUSTICE HARBOTTLE

o A man cannot live in a house: not with two ghosts.

o This man, known as a hanging judge has a not so ethical agenda.

o The 'Court of Life and Death' settles the score.