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To Be Read at Dusk by Charles Dickens

To Be Read at Dusk - Charles Dickens
bookshelves: autumn-2015, halloween-2015, e-book, gutenberg-project, shortstory-shortstories-novellas
Recommended to Bettie☯ by: Wanda
Read on October 21, 2015


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Opening: One, two, three, four, five. There were five of them.

Five couriers, sitting on a bench outside the convent on the summit of the Great St. Bernard in Switzerland, looking at the remote heights, stained by the setting sun as if a mighty quantity of red wine had been broached upon the mountain top, and had not yet had time to sink into the snow.

Very short story of spiritual affairs.