The Tell-Tale Heart Emely Rivas Mr. Smith CP English 5-6 26 October 2018
I then took up three planks from the flooring of the chamber, and deposited all between the scantlings. I then replaced the boards so cleverly, so cunningly, that no human eye --not even his --could have detected any thing wrong.
I think it was his eye! yes, it was this! He had the eye of a vulture --a pale blue eye, with a film over it. I made up my mind to take the life of the old man, and thus rid myself of the eye forever.
"Villains!" I shrieked, "dissemble no more! I admit the deed! --tear up the planks! here, here! --It is the beating of his hideous heart!"