The Tell-Tale Heart
Updated: 2/12/2021
The Tell-Tale Heart

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  • True! --nervous --very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad?
  • And every morning, when the day broke, I went boldly into the chamber, and spoke courageously to him, calling him by name in a hearty tone, and inquiring how he has passed the night.
  • every night, just at twelve, I looked in upon him while he slept
  • Who´s there?
  • He shrieked once --once only. In an instant I dragged him to the floor, and pulled the heavy bed over him. I then smiled gaily
  • A shriek had been heard by a neighbour during the night
  • "Villains!" I shrieked, "dissemble no more! I admit the deed! --tear up the planks! here, here! --It is the beating of his hideous heart!"
  • "thump thump""thump¨
  • ¨Make it stop¨