The Fall of the House of Usher

Updated: 9/10/2020
The Fall of the House of Usher

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  • "A valet, of stealthy step, thence conducted me, in silence, through many dark and intricate passages in my progress to the studio of his master" and " the ebon blackness of the floors."
  • "The now ghastly pallor of the skin, and the now miraculous lustre of the eve, above all things startled and even awed me."
  • "As if a shield of brass had indeed, at the moment, fallen heavily upon a floor of silver, became aware of a distinct, hollow, metallic, and clangorous, yet apparently muffled reverberation."
  • "There was blood upon her white robes, and the evidence of some bitter struggle upon every portion of her emaciated frame."
  • "The vault in which we placed it was small, damp, and entirely without means of admission for light; lying, at great depth, immediately beneath that portion of the building in which was my own sleeping apartment."
  • "A barely perceptible fissure, which, extending from the roof of the building in front, made its way down the wall in a zigzag direction" and "Barely-discernible fissure of which I have before spoken as extending from the roof of the building, in a zigzag direction, to the base."