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At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern
It was certainly a queer house. Even through the blinding storm they could distinguish its eccentric outlines as they alighted from the stage. Dorothy laughed happily, heedless of the fact that her husbands umbrella was dripping down her neck. Its a dear old place, she cried; I love it already! For an instant a flash of lightning turned the peculiar windows into sheets of flame, then all was dark again. Harlans answer was drowned by a crash of thunder and the turning of the heavy wheels on the gravelled road. His deep voice echoed and re-echoed through the empty rooms, and Dorothy laughed; a little hysterically this time. Match after match sputtered and failed. Couldnt have got much wetter if Id been in swimming, he grumbled. Here goes the last one. By the uncertain light they found a candle and Harlan drew a long breath of relief. It would have been pleasant, wouldnt it? he went on. We could have sat on the stairs until morning, or broken our admirable necks in falling over strange furniture. The next thing is a fire. Wonder where my distinguished relative kept his wood? ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 26673
Author: Reed, Myrtle
Release Date: Sep 20, 2008
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