Illumination (Classic Reprint)

Illumination (Classic Reprint)

by Harold Frederic
     
 

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No such throng had ever before been seen in the building during all its eight years of existence. People were wedged together most uncomfortably upon the seats; they stood packed in the aisles and overflowed the galleries; at the back, in the shadows underneath these galleries, they formed broad, dense masses about the doors, through which

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Excerpt from Illumination

No such throng had ever before been seen in the building during all its eight years of existence. People were wedged together most uncomfortably upon the seats; they stood packed in the aisles and overflowed the galleries; at the back, in the shadows underneath these galleries, they formed broad, dense masses about the doors, through which it would be hopeless to attempt a passage.

The light, given out from numerous tin-lined circles of flaring gas-jets arranged on the ceiling, fell full upon a thousand uplifted faces, - some framed in bonnets or juvenile curls, others bearded or crowned with shining baldness, - but all alike under the spell of a dominant emotion which held features in abstracted suspense and focussed every eye upon a common objective point.

The excitement of expectancy reigned upon each row of countenances, was visible in every attitude, - nay, seemed a part of the close, over-heated atmosphere itself.

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ISBN-13:
9781440079795
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/09/2015
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

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