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A Dream Of Red Hands

Auhtor: Bram Stoker

Language: english
Published: 1914

Genres:

fiction,  short stories
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Review by Bob Tobias, May 2009


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Dream Of Red Hands':

... and forbearance and self-repression which are of the truer charities of life. Women and children trusted him implicitly, though, strangely enough, ...
... any answer. To my surprise, I heard a feeble voice from within, though what was said I could not hear. I entered at once, and found Jacob lying half-dressed ...
... hunted look in his eyes, which were wide open and staring, as though something of horror had come before him but when he recognised me he sank back on ...
... dreams pass away with the light-even with waking. There I stopped, for before he spoke I saw the answer in his desolate look round the little place. No! ...
... so I sat a little longer and then left him. When I got home I made my arrangements for the night, for I had made up my mind to share Jacob Settle's ...
... and woe which were stamped on the face, but fancy failed me, and I waited for the awakening. It came suddenly, and in a fashion which touched me to ...
... together we will try to fight this evil dream. He let go my hand suddenly, and sank back on his bed and covered his eyes with his hands. Fight it?-the ...
... time to feel chilled to my very marrow by hearing the voice from the bed beside me- Not with those red hands! Never! never! On looking at him, I found ...
... would but I had better tell you first what goes before the dream, that you may understand. I was a schoolmaster when I was a very young man it was ...
... come to realise that, whatever might come to her, my hope was gone. He was insolent to me-you, sir, who are a gentleman, cannot know, perhaps, how ...
... that I had been too late, and that my poor love was smirched with that man's sin, I fled away with the sense of my useless guilt upon me more heavily ...
... God that you never may. Ordinary men, to whom all things are possible, don't often, if ever, think of Heaven. It is a name, and nothing more, and they ...
... all should put on their own robes, and without soil, or the angels would not pass them in, but would smite them down with the flaming swords. I was eager ...
... man before me in growing wonderment. Now that his confession had been made, his soul, which had been crushed to the very earth, seemed to leap back again ...
... need not despair, Jacob Settle. God is very good, and his mercy is great. Live on and work on in the hope that some day you may feel ...
... for sleep was overmastering him. I turned to go, and he looked after me. When I had touched the latch I dropped it, and, coming back to the bed, ...
... when the rope that held their scaffolding broke. It must have occurred just before the dinner hour, for no one noticed their absence till the ...
... me into the mortuary of the hospital. On the bier lay a body covered with a white sheet, which was wrapped close round it. Looks like a chrysalis, don't ...
... had been reverently placed by some tenderhearted person. As I saw them my heart throbbed with a great exultation, for the memory of his harrowing dream ...
... novel Dracula. Source: Wikipedia You can also find on Amazon Stoker: Dracula (1897) The Lair of the White Worm (1911) Dracula's Guest (1914) The Jewel ...