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A Service Of Danger

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Amelia Edwards


Summary: [A Service Of Danger by Amelia B Edwards. The snow was now some fourteen inches deep upon the ground and still falling in such thick flakes as made it impossible to see twenty yards ahead. The gloomy pine-trees closed round our steps in every direction thick-set uniform endless. Except the broad chauss ee down which the artillery was lumbering slowly and noiselessly no paths or side-tracks were ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 363

An Engineer Story

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Amelia Edwards


Summary: [An Engineer S Story by Amelia B Edwards. I noticed now that he looked pale and agitated and an uneasy sense of apprehension stole upon me. We decided on the Pescatore a little out-of-the-way trattoria down near the Molo Vecchio. There in a dingy salon frequented chiefly by seamen and redolent of tobacco we ordered our simple dinner. Mat scarcely swallowed a morsel but calling presently for a ...]
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How The Third Floor Knew The Potteries

  [english | 1863]  

Amelia Edwards


Excerpts: [... George Barnard had come to be foreman of the yard. George Barnard was a Wesleyan - we were mostly dissenters in the Potteries - sober, clear-headed, ...... so earnestly and quietly, that, if nothing had come between them during their courtship, I don't believe the question of disparity would ever have troubled ...... something wrong about that Frenchman.. It was on a Saturday ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | ghost storiesDownloads: 384

Monsieur Maurice

  [english | 1873]  

Amelia Edwards


Excerpts: [... tawdriest style of portraiture, all at full length, all in their robes of office, and all too evidently by one and the same hand. To me, however, they ...... beyond. In the warm dusk, when all was still, and my father used to sit smoking his meerschaum by the open window, we could hear the low pealing of ...... long grey moustache. Bonapartist or Legitimist, again I say what doth ...]
Genres: [romanceDownloads: 183

The Four Fifteen Express

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Amelia Edwards


Summary: [The Four Fifteen Express by Amelia B Edwards. John Dwerrihouse had absconded three months ago--and I had seen him only a few hours back John Dwerrihouse had embezzled seventy-five thousand pounds ofthe company s money yet told me that he carried that sum upon his person Were ever facts so strangely incongruous so difficult to reconcile How should he have ventured again into the light of day How ...]
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The Phantom Coach

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Amelia Edwards


Summary: [Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards (7 June 1831 - 15 April 1892) was an English novelist journalist lady traveller and Egyptologist. Born in London to an Irish mother and a father who had been a British Army officer before becoming a banker Edwards was educated at home by her mother showing considerable promise as a writer at a young age. She published her first poem at the age of 7 her first story at ...]
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The Story Of Salome

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Amelia Edwards


Summary: [The Story Of Salome by Amelia B Edwards. Persuaded that she had not observed me I lingered for an instant looking at her. Something in the grace and sorrow of her attitude something in the turn of her head and the flow of her sable draperies arrested my attention. Was she young I fancied so. Did she mourn a husband -a lover -a parent I glanced towards the headstone. It was covered with Hebrew ...]
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Was It An Illusion A Parson Story

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Amelia Edwards


Summary: [Was It An Illusion A Parson S Story by Amelia B Edwards. What had become of him And what lad was that going up the path by which I had just come-that tall lad half-running half-walking with a fishing-rod over his shoulder I could have taken my oath that I had neither met nor passed him. Where then had he come from And where was the man to whom I had spoken not three seconds ago and who at his ...]
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