The Tell-Tale Heart
by Edgar Allan Poe
The Tell-Tale Heart Quotes
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Versions of Reality Quotes
It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain; but once conceived, it haunted me day and night. (2)
Cunning and Cleverness Quotes
Hearken! and observe how healthily – how calmly I can tell you the whole story. (1)
The Home Quotes
And every night, about midnight, I turned the latch of his door and opened it – oh so gently! (3)
I made up my mind to take the life of the old man, and thus rid myself of the eye forever. (2)
It took me an hour to place my whole head within the opening so far that I could see him as he lay upon his bed. (3)
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