By Bram Stoker
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Yet, Lord love ye, pass over, I ain’t fearful of dyin‘, no longer a section; merely I don’t are looking to die if i will be able to aid it. My time needs to be nigh to hand now, for I be aud, and 100 years is simply too a lot for any guy to anticipate; and I’m so nigh it that the Aud guy is already whettin’ is scythe. Ye see, I can’t get out o’ the behavior of caffin’bn approximately all of it instantaneously; the chaftsbo will wag as they be used to. a few day quickly the Angel of dying will sound his trumpet for me. yet don’t ye dooal an’ greet,bp my deary! ’—for he observed that i used to be crying-‘if he should still come this very evening I’d no longer refuse to respond to his name. for all times be, in the end, just a waitin’ for somethin’ else than what we’re doin’; and demise be all that we will rightly depend upon. yet I’m content material, for it’s comin’ to me, my deary, and comin’ fast. it can be comin’ whereas we be lookin’ and wonderin’. possibly it’s in that wind out over the ocean that’s bringin’ with it loss and destroy, and sore misery, and unhappy hearts. glance! glance! ’ he cried all at once. ‘There’s whatever in that wind and within the hoast beyont that sounds, and appears, and tastes, and scents like loss of life. It’s within the air; i think it comin’. Lord, make me solution joyful whilst my name comes! ’ He held up his hands devoutly, and raised his hat. His mouth moved as if he have been praying. After a couple of minutes’ silence, he obtained up, shook fingers with me, and blessed me, and stated see you later, and hobbled off. all of it touched me, and disillusioned me a great deal. i used to be joyful whilst the coastguard got here alongside, together with his spy-glass below his arm. He stopped to speak with me, as he constantly does, yet for all time saved taking a look at an odd send. ‘I can’t make her out,’ he acknowledged; ‘she’s a Russian, by means of the glance of her; yet she’s knocking approximately within the queerest manner. She doesn’t comprehend her brain a section; she turns out to work out the typhoon coming, yet can’t make a decision even if to run up north within the open, or to install the following. glance there back! She is urged robust unusually, for she doesn’t brain the hand at the wheel; adjustments approximately with each puff of wind. We’ll listen extra of her ahead of this time day after today. ’ bankruptcy VII slicing FROM THE DAILYGRAPH, eight AUGUST (Pasted in Mina Murray’s magazine) From a Correspondent Whitby. one of many maximum and suddenest storms on list has simply been skilled right here, with effects either unusual and precise. the elements were a bit of sultry, yet to not any measure unusual within the month of August. Saturday night used to be as positive as used to be ever recognized, and the nice physique of holiday-makers laid out the day gone by for visits to Mulgrave Woods, Robin Hood’s Bay, Rig Mill, Runswick, Staithes, and some of the journeys within the neighbourhood of Whitby. The steamers Emma and Scarborough made journeys up and down the coast, and there has been an strange volume of ‘tripping’ either to and from Whitby. The day used to be surprisingly tremendous until the afternoon, while a number of the gossips who widespread the East Cliff churchyard, and from that commanding eminence watch the huge sweep of sea obvious to the north and east, referred to as recognition to a surprising exhibit of ‘mares’-tails’bq excessive within the sky to the north-west.