It took me an hour to place my whole head within the opening so far that I could see him as he lay upon his bed.
a single dim ray, like the thread of the spider, shot out from the crevice and full upon the vulture eye.
In an instant I dragged him to the floor, and pulled the heavy bed over him.
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 anything wrong.
“dissemble no more! I admit the deed!— tear up the planks!—here, here!
why would they not be gone?
The shriek was my own in a bad dream i had
A sheik was heard by a neighbor and we wanted to investigate what happened