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The Chamber of Life
Transcriber's Note: This etext was produced from Amazing Stories July 1962, a reprint from Amazing Stories October 1929. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed. My first sensation was one of sudden and intense colda chill that shot through my body and engulfed it like a charge of electricity. For a moment I was conscious of nothing else. Then I knew that I was sinking in cold water, and that I was fighting instinctively against the need to gasp and breathe fresh air. I kicked weakly and convulsively. I opened my eyes, and squeezed them as the bright green water stung them. Then I hung for an instant as if suspended over the depths, and began to rise. It seemed hours before I shot up into the open air again, and was drinking it deeply and thankfully into my tortured lungs. The sun [Pg 1]touched my head warmly like the hand of a benign god. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 25862
Author: Peyton, Green
Release Date: Jun 21, 2008
Illustrator: Briggs, Austin, 1908-1973
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