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4 Works of Edward Bulwer Lytton

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A friend of mine, who is a man of letters and a philosopher, said to me one day, as if between jest and earnest, “Fancy! since we last met I have discovered a haunted house in the midst of London.” “Really haunted,–and by what?–ghosts?” “Well, I can’t answer that question; all I know is this: […]

The Incantation

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I “I believe that for at least twelve hours there will be no change in her state. I believe also that if she recover from it, calm and refreshed, as from a sleep, the danger of death will have passed away.” “And for twelve hours my presence would be hurtful?” “Rather say fatal, if my […]

CHAPTER I. THE ANTE-CHAMBER. The Tragi-Comedy of Court Intrigue, which had ever found its principal theatre in Spain since the accession of the House of Austria to the throne, was represented with singular complication of incident and brilliancy of performance during the reign of Philip the Third. That monarch, weak, indolent, and superstitious, left the […]

Tomlinsoniana

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TOMLINSONIANA By Edward Bulwer-Lytton OR, THE POSTHUMOUS WRITINGS OF THE CELEBRATED AUGUSTUS TOMLINSON, PROFESSOR OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ——- ADDRESSED TO HIS PUPILS, AND COMPRISING IMAXIMS ON THE POPULAR ART OF CREATING, ILLUSTRATEDBY TEN CHARACTERS, BEING AN INTRODUCTION TO THATNOBLE SCIENCE BY WHICH EVERY MAN MAY BECOME HISOWN ROGUE. IIBRACHYLOGIA; OR, ESSAYS […]