Publisher Description

The superstition of a fallen branch affording a presage of approaching death is not peculiar to the family I have mentioned. Many other old houses have been equally favored: in fact, there is scarcely an ancient family in the kingdom without a boding sign. For instance, the Breretons of Brereton, in Cheshire, were warned by the appearance of stocks of trees floating, like the swollen bodies of long-drowned men, upon the surface of a sombre lake--called Blackmere, from the inky color of its waters--adjoining their residence; and numerous other examples might be given.

GENRE
Romance
RELEASED
1882
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
631
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SIZE
521.3
KB

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