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old stone house and other stories

Anna Katharine Green

old stone house and other stories

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery stories, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anna Katharine Green.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.R636 Ol, PS2732 Ol
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 p. l., 202 p.
    Number of Pages202
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6991734M
    LC Control Number07040749
    OCLC/WorldCa1239961

    It was his trade, the building of houses. It was not late, but the streets were otherwise deserted, and we four seemed to be alone in the whole world. It faced the road, as was shown by the large portico, dimly to be discerned in that direction; but its rooms were mainly on the side, and it was from one of these that the light shone. Did he guess my thoughts, or was his mind busy with the same, that he suddenly cried in harsh but thrilling tones: "If I had her where she ought to be, here behind me on this horse, I would ride to destruction before I would take her back again to the town and the temptations which beset her while she can hear the sound of hammer upon stone. He has eyes which pierce you, and a smile which, if it could be understood, might perhaps be less fascinating than it is. Her daughter Rosamund married Robert Twitty Palmer.

    I went there to-night and Colonel Schuyler sat at her side as you and I never [20] sat yet, and—and—" he stammered frantically, "I did not kill him. I swear there was one line that said something like: "snapchatting of memories". But still. They say the Colonel passes her gate a dozen times a day, but never goes in and never looks up.

    It was not to hold companionship with the dead, but with the living, that he chose to linger there. There are two girls and three guys. But it is all a mystery to me and one that does not make me very happy. But that he was the victim of some political revenge was apparent, for though it proved impossible to find the man who had detained me, the house was found and ransacked, and amongst other secret things was discovered the model of the machine which had been introduced into our room, and which had proved so fatal to the man it was addressed to. I was afraid, and what rather heightened than diminished the unwonted sensation, was the fact that I was not afraid of anything tangible, either in the present or future, but of something unexplainable and peculiar, which, if it lay in the skies, certainly made them look dark indeed; and if it hid in the forest, caused its faintest murmur to seem like the utterance of a great dread, as awful as it was inexplicable. How I know it I cannot say, but I am ready to swear it, and you must [78] forget any foolish fears I may have shown or any foolish words I may have uttered in the first confusion of my loss and disappointment.


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Old stone house and other stories book

Orrin was standing, pale and defiant, in the doorway, and as I met his eye, I noticed, with a sick feeling of contempt, that he swung the whip he was holding smartly against his leg in what looked like a very threatening manner. I saw it in his face when he rose to his feet, and he had no hope, for we had never failed in our attempts, and the house, though strongly built, was easily a.

Should one always tell a man of the questionable past of his betrothed? But Juliet ought to know with what manner of heart she has been so recklessly playing, so after stealing down the stairs I felt I should never have mounted, I crept from the house and made my way as best I could through the huge forest-trees that so thickly clustered at its back, till I came upon the high-road which leads to the village.

It was a picture, or so I thought in that first instant of awe and delight. I was a gay young lad in those days, and could go and come with the best. Or should he leave it and let them find happiness? This block will remain in place until legal guidance changes. However that path failed to ignite any significant interest and she turned to fiction writing.

On November 25,Green married the actor and stove designer, and later noted furniture maker, Charles Rohlfs, who was seven years her junior.

He ruined two shows for me because he ran them, and Doctor Who is one. It is not yet dark, but I will forestall the sunset by a half hour and begin my visit now. I do not think so, for the rosy lips which had smiled upon us with so airy a welcome soon showed a discontented curve not to be belied by the merry words that issued from them, and when we would have escorted her across the fields to her father's house, she made a mocking curtsy, and wandered away with the ugliest old crone who mouths and mumbles in the meeting-house.

If he shrinks or delays his house will be entered and burnt; but if he will come out and meet like a man what awaits him, his house shall go free and his family remain unmolested.

As I drew nearer to it, the feeling increased; then it, too, left me, and I found myself once more the daring avenger. Had she touched me? But she will not let me talk about it," he complained, as the sound of her footsteps was heard again on the kitchen boards. There were five main characters, then some random teacher lady who is probably an alien but "watches" after them.

Colonel Schuyler's house does not progress, and whether there is any connection between this fact and that of Orrin's sudden interest in the sawmills and quarries about here, I cannot tell, but doubts of his loyalty will rise through all my friendship for him, and I cannot keep away from Juliet any longer.

Was I then [4] not alone in the deserted building? The reason for [36] my going is not far to seek. It remained for us to find out the man who had led her to forget her duty, and I could think of no man but you. You have not seen it since it has been finished. You shall see it to-night.

The conclusion was a bit far fetched to me, but the way the poison found its way into the medicine was interesting. You won't object, will you? He must have a visitor, and a visitor meant a possible complication of affairs; so a halt was called and I was singled out to reconnoitre the premises, and bring back word of what we had a right to expect.

If I had not lost Dora through my detention at their hands I should look back upon that evening with sensations of thankfulness. Wilkie Collins praised it and it sold extremely well. One simultaneous burst of fire, one loud quick crack, and his figure fell before our eyes.

She also hooks a fiery, unstable man named Orrin. He was riding as usual, and his cloak flew out behind him as he sped down the street and away into the woods.

She had not.Anna Katharine Green (November 11, – April 11, ) was an American poet and atlasbowling.com was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories.

Green has been called "the mother of the detective novel".Born: November 11,Brooklyn, New York City, U.S. The old stone house and other stories. [Anna Katharine Green] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Green, Anna Katharine, Old stone house and other stories.

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Get this from a library! The Old Stone House and Other Stories. [Anna Katharine Green] -- Short stories written by Anna Katharine Green. This collection includes: The Old Stone House, A Memorable Night, The Black Cross, A Mysterious Case, Shall He Wed Her?