By Virginia Woolf
No matter what hour you woke there has been a door shutting. From room to room they went, hand in hand, lifting the following, starting there, making sure—a ghostly couple. Stooping, conserving their silver lamp above us, lengthy they appear and deeply. lengthy they pause. The wind drives straightly; the flame stoops a little bit. Wild beams of moonlight move either flooring and wall, and, assembly, stain the faces bent; the faces wondering; the faces that seek the sleepers and search their hidden pleasure.
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A Haunted House (Timeless Classics) by Virginia Woolf