Kidnapped - Robert Lewis Stevenson

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The house had fallen into a dead silence; a whole minute passed away, and nothing stirred but the bats overhead. I knocked again, and hearkened again. By this time my ears had grown so accustomed to the quiet, that I could hear the ticking of the clock inside as it slowly counted out the seconds; but whoever was in that house kept deadly still, and must have held his breath.

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gonzalj8 6 years, 3 months ago
The author of this quote has been misspelled. It's Robert Louis Stevenson.

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