By M. R. James
Selection of tales via Montague Rhodes James, a famous medieval pupil and provost of King's university, Cambridge and of Eton university. he's top remembered at the present time for his ghost tales within the vintage Victorian yule vein.
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Number of tales via Montague Rhodes James, a famous medieval student and provost of King's university, Cambridge and of Eton university. he's most sensible remembered at the present time for his ghost tales within the vintage Victorian yule vein.
- Tales of Mystery and Imagination
- Taimashin: The Red Spider Exorcist, Volume 1
- Touch Not the Cat
- Broken Monsters
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Ayloff; “if you young men—if I may say so without any disrespect, Mr. Dean—if you’d only listen to reason a little, and not be always asking for it, we should get on better. But there, I’ve said my say. ” The old gentleman hobbled off, and as it proved, never entered the Cathedral again. The season—it was a hot summer—turned sickly on a sudden. Dr. Ayloff was one of the first to go, with some affection of the muscles of the thorax, which took him painfully at night. And at many services the number of choirmen and boys was very thin.
A thing like a man, all over hair, and two great eyes to it? ' “Well, that was all I could get out of him that time, and later on he seemed as if he was ashamed of being so frightened, and he used to put me off when I asked him about it. But years after, when I was got to be a grown man, we had more talk now and again on the matter, and he always said the same thing. ‘Black it was, ' he’d say, ‘and a mass of hair, and two legs, and the light caught on its eyes. ' “Well, that’s the tale of that tomb, Mr.
So there they stood talking, and at last I heard the Dean say, ‘Well, I’ve no time to waste, Palmer. If you think this’ll satisfy Southminster people, I’ll permit it to be done; but I must say this, that never in the whole course of my life have I heard such arrant nonsense from a practical man as I have from you. Don’t you agree with me, Henslow? ' As far as I could hear Mr. Henslow said something like ‘Oh! well we’re told, aren’t we, Mr. Dean, not to judge others? ' and the Dean he gave a kind of sniff, and walked straight up to the tomb, and took his stand behind it with his back to the screen, and the others they come edging up rather gingerly.