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The Ebony Frame

(1893)
A Novella by

 
 
"""Oh! my dear, my dear, how shall I pass the hours till I hold you again?""

No thought, then, of my whole life's completion and consummation being a dream.

I staggered up to my room, fell across my bed, and slept heavily and dreamlessly. When I awoke it was high noon. Mildred and her mother were coming to lunch.

I remembered, at one o'clock, Mildred coming and her existence.

Now indeed the dream began.

With a penetrating sense of the futility of any action apart from her, I gave the necessary orders for the reception of my guests. When Mildred and her mother came I received them with cordiality; but my genial phrases all seemed to be someone else's. My voice sounded like an echo; my heart was not there.

Still, the situation was not intolerable, until the hour when afternoon tea was served in the drawing-room. Mildred and mother kept the conversational pot boiling with"

Genre: Horror

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November 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Ebony Frame
Author(s): Edith Nesbit
ISBN: 1-70695-540-5 / 978-1-70695-540-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Independently published
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October 2018 : Paperback
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Title: The Ebony Frame
Author(s): Edith Nesbit
ISBN: 1-72945-832-7 / 978-1-72945-832-7
Publisher: Independently Published
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September 2018 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Ebony Frame
Author(s): Edith Nesbit
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