The Case of Charles Dexter Ward [NOOK Book]

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...successive Gaol Lane and King Street of other periods - he would look upward to the east and see the arched flight of steps to which the highway had to resort in climbing the slope, and downward to the west, glimpsing the old brick colonial schoolhouse that smiles across the road at the ancient Sign of Shakespeare's Head where the Providence Gazette and Country-Journal was printed before the Revolution. Then came the exquisite ...
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The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

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Overview

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...successive Gaol Lane and King Street of other periods - he would look upward to the east and see the arched flight of steps to which the highway had to resort in climbing the slope, and downward to the west, glimpsing the old brick colonial schoolhouse that smiles across the road at the ancient Sign of Shakespeare's Head where the Providence Gazette and Country-Journal was printed before the Revolution. Then came the exquisite First Baptist Church of 1775, luxurious with its matchless Gibbs steeple, and the Georgian roofs and cupolas hovering by.

Here and to the southward the neighbourhood became better, flowering at last into a marvellous group of early mansions; but still the little ancient lanes led off down the precipice to the west, spectral in their many-gabled archaism and dipping to a riot of iridescent decay where the wicked old water-front recalls its proud East India days amidst polyglot vice and squalor, rotting wharves, and blear-eyed ship-chandleries, with such surviving alley names as Packet...
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014203418
  • Publisher: Sheba Blake Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/7/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 122 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 5, 2012

    Strange but intresting

    Pretty good book my first lovecraft book but not my last a little hard to get into but i liked the twist at the end

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