FREE BOOKS TO READ SPONSORS

Atlanta Nightlife

Christmas With
St. Nick

Electronics
Recycling

FSBO Leads For
Real Estate Agents

Real Estate
Agent Coaching

A Strange Story, Vol. 4
E. B. Lytton

Page 1 of 121

 

This eBook was produced by Andrew Heath
and David Widger, widger@cecomet.net 

CHAPTER XXXV. 

On reaching my own home, I found my servant sitting up for me with the
information that my attendance was immediately required.  The little boy
whom Margrave's carelessness had so injured, and for whose injury he had
shown so little feeling, had been weakened by the confinement which the
nature of the injury required, and for the last few days had been
generally ailing.  The father had come to my house a few minutes before I
reached it, in great distress of mind, saying that his child had been
seized with fever, and had become delirious.  Hearing that I was at the
mayor's house, he had hurried thither in search of me. 

I felt as if it were almost a relief to the troubled and haunting thoughts
which tormented me, to be summoned to the exercise of a familiar
knowledge.  I hastened to the bedside of the little sufferer, and soon

  First Page    Next Page    Last Page  

Titles Menu   View Credits and Copyright