Chill Tidings

Welcome to the second new collection of dark Christmas stories in the Tales of the Weird series, ushering in a fresh host of nightmarish phantoms and otherworldly intruders bent on joining or ruining the most wonderful time of the year.

Author: Tanya Kirk

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ISBN: 9780712353236

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 288

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'The tiles of the hall floor were as pretty as ever, as cold as ever, and bore, as always on Christmas Eve, the trickling pattern of dark blood.' The gifts are unwrapped, the feast has been consumed and the fire is well fed - but the ghosts are still hungry. Welcome to the second new collection of dark Christmas stories in the Tales of the Weird series, ushering in a fresh host of nightmarish phantoms and otherworldly intruders bent on joining or ruining the most wonderful time of the year. Featuring classic tales from Algernon Blackwood, Rosemary Timperley, Sheridan Le Fanu and Elinor Glyn alongside rare pieces from the sleeping periodicals and literary magazines of the Library collection, it's time to open the door and let the real festivities begin.

Phillida

Another might bear the chill tidings of a sudden death , and be blotted by tears wrung from heavy eyelids . A third might serve to bear the masterpiece of some great poet , and be fac - similed thousands of times over , and finally ...

Author: Maud Howe Elliott

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Blackwood s Edinburgh Magazine

They fell on her ear like the cleaning her dad's byres yet , and sup- chill tidings of death , and were more ping her parritch out o'the riven bick- than her spirit or frame could bear . She grew worse from that minute , and But when ...

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Sonnets Reflective and Descriptive

Ah , list that lowly accent , faithful , sad , Borne on the curfew bell ; borne but to bring Chill tidings of her lowly dwelling - place , Whereto , the turmoil o'er , she welcome gives , Shelter within that turf - clad citadel , Whose ...

Author: Lord Patrick Robertson Robertson

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Page: 143

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Earthbound

In the Dreaming City of David Warming the Midnight Chill Tidings of Comfort and Joy came down To All Earthly Men of Goodwill ! Candy Canes -- Sleigh Bells that Jingle Chestnuts that Pop Merrily Frosty and Chipmunks are Silly And Scrooge ...

Author: Paul Shriver

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1434377342

Category: Fiction

Page: 328

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Ladies Home Journal

Another was a question that Lawton was burning to might bear the chill tidings of a sudden death , ask , but which prudence forbade . Fiddleand be blotted by tears wrung from heavy Faddle , however , broached the subject him( Continued ...

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The Argosy

What tidings bring you of Edgar de Chilling ? ” “ Glad tidings , good my lady , " answered the harper , with a lowly reverence . “ Foremost in the field , bravest in the fight , wisest in the counsel , is Sir Edgar de Chilling .

Author: Mrs. Henry Wood

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Category: Adventure stories, English

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A magazine of tales, travels, essays, and poems.

The Argosy

What tidings bring you of Edgar de Chilling ? ” “ Glad tidings , good my lady , ” answered the harper , with a lowly reverence . “ Foremost in the field , bravest in the fight , wisest in the counsel , is Sir Edgar de Chilling .

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The Rest of Don Juan

Gathered around his chamber - doors , half starting , There was a funeral train from Abbotsford , In fear of the chill tidings that should send Borne slowly with dark hearse and waving plume , The tidings that the pulse so faint and low ...

Author: Henry MORFORD

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The Sunday School Teacher

TAKE the word “ tidings " in Golden word “ besought , ” begged , earnestly , Text as the key - word of the lesson . desired ... the tuary to prevent taking a chill ; trifling prelude of that fulness of joy which talk as we leave school ...

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