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Les imprimeurs savent d'expérience qu'un meurtre vaut deux monstres et au moins trois esprits errants. Car le meurtre condiuit à la pendaison dont la populace est merveilleusement friande. Mais nul récit n'égalera jamais celui qui réunit meurtres et esprits errants.
I was never so amazed in my life as when the Sniffer drew his concealed weapon from its case and struck me to the ground, stone dead.
She did not strongly want a husband and children, but she very strongly wanted not to be an Old Maid.
Coleridge was perhaps the most celebrated of all drinkers of laudanum, and splendid studies have been written of its influence on his Muse. Nobody seems to have paid attention to its influence on his bowels, for laudanum was a rare constipator. How much of The Ancient Mariner was the result of intestinal stasis?
Connor Gilmartin's inauspicious, but much beloved, mortal life comes to an untimely end when he discovers his wife in bed with one of his more ludicrous associates, Randall Allard Going. Death becomes a bit complicated when Gilmartin's out-of-body experience stays an out-of-body experience. Enraged at being so unceremoniously cut down, he avenges himself against his now panic-stricken murderer.… (more)