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A Tale Of The Ragged Mountains

Auhtor: Edgar Allan Poe

Language: english
Published: 1843

Genres:

fiction,  horror,  short stories
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Review by A. Dent, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Tale Of The Ragged Mountains':

... uneven, although sound, than I had ever before seen teeth in a human head. The expression of his smile, however, was by no means unpleasing, as might ...
... grew accustomed to it, and my uneasiness wore off. It seemed to be his design rather to insinuate than directly to assert that, physically, he had not ...
... doctrines of Mesmer. It was altogether by means of magnetic remedies that he had succeeded in alleviating the acute pains of his patient and this ...
... or sixth he succeeded very partially, and after long continued effort. Only at the twelfth was the triumph complete. After this the will of the patient ...
... and, about ten, entered a gorge which was entirely new to me. I followed the windings of this pass with much interest. The scenery which presented ...
... journeyed. In the meantime the morphine had its customary effect - that of enduing all the external world with an intensity of interest. In the quivering ...
... And now an indescribable uneasiness possessed me - a species of nervous hesitation and tremor. I feared to tread, lest I should be precipitated into ...
... presented itself to my view, and here, stooping, I bathed my hands and my head and neck. This seemed to dissipate the equivocal sensations which had ...
... these senses now brought to my soul a world of novel and singular sensation. The heat became all at once intolerable. A strange odor loaded the breeze. ...
... about the cornices of the mosques, or clung to the minarets and oriels. From the swarming streets to the banks of the river, there descended innumerable flights ...
... astonishment, I arose, as you say, and descended into the city. On my way I fell in with an immense populace, crowding through every avenue, ...
... of animosity. I shrank from amid them, and, swiftly, by a circuitous path, reached and entered the city. Here all was the wildest tumult and contention. ...
... the body of a creeping serpent, and were long and black, with a poisoned barb. One of them struck me upon the right temple. I reeled and fell. ...
... looked toward Templeton. He sat erect and rigid in his chair - his teeth chattered, and his eyes were starting from their sockets. Proceed! he at length ...
... self, and bent my steps eagerly homeward - but the past had not lost the vividness of the real - and not now, even for an instant, can I compel ...
... existed between yourself and the painting which induced me to accost you, to seek your friendship, and to bring about those arrangements which resulted ...
... In an excursion to the Ragged Mountains, a few days since, a slight cold and fever were contracted, attended with great determination of blood to the ...
... in the neighboring ponds. This creature fastened itself upon a small artery in the right temple. Its close resemblance to the medicinal leech caused the ...
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... with contributing to the emergent science fiction genre.Poe died at the age of 40. The cause of his death is undetermined and has been attributed ...