Their once lived an old man and a middle aged man living together. Tho the middle aged man wanted to kill the man because a vulture eye. "I loved the old man." "Very gradually I made up my mind tot take the life of the old man, and thus rid myself forever".
Every night the narrorater would visit the old man's bedroom for eight nights. "and this is did for sevn long nights"..."Upon the eighth night"
The narrator kills the old man with his bed. "The old man was dead. I removed the bed and examined the corpse. Yes, he was stone, stone dead".
The neighbors here a noise so they call the police. "There entered three men who introduced themselves, with perfect suavity, as officers of the police. A shriek had been by a neighbor".
The narrator cant take anymore of the old man's heart beat and admits the deed. "dissemble no more! I admit the deed! --tear up the planks! here, here! --it is the beating of his hideous heart!"