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The Haunted Automaton

By Morrow, W. C.

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Title: The Haunted Automaton  
Author: Morrow, W. C.
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Morrow, W. C. (n.d.). The Haunted Automaton. Retrieved from http://kindle.worldlibrary.net/


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Old man Erkins had three principal faults: he was rich, stingy, and a hard drinker. For the first of these he was to blame; for the second, pitied; for the third—but wait and read further before you express an opinion. At all events, by reason of these things and of others that I shall now write concerning him, I say and you will say that he should have been killed; which I am restrained from doing in this very line by the necessities of this story and not at all by fear either of the law or of punishment in the world to come. Upon recovering from a hard spree, toward the end of which he would begin to see strange things, Erkins would not touch a drop for several days; then, recovering his nerve, he would laugh at his past timidity and—take a drink; the next day one, the next three, the next four, and so on, until snakes and other queer things would creep out of dark places.

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