2 eBooks were found for the search term „CRUM“.
Bram Stoker The Man
- Biography & Autobiography
- 104192 Words
- Ages 18 and up
'I Would Rather Be An Angel Than God!' The Voice Of The Speaker Sounded clearly Through The Hawthorn Tree. The Young Man And The Young Girl Who Sat Together On The Low Tombstone Looked at Each Other. They Had Heard The Voices Of The Two Children Talking, But Had Not Noticed what They Said; It Was The Sentiment, Not The Sound, Which Roused their Attention. The Girl Put Her Finger To Her Lips To Impress Silence, And The Man Nodded; They Sat As Still As Mice Whilst The Two Children Went On Talking. The Scene Would Have Gladdened a Painter'S Heart. An Old Churchyard. The Church Low And Square-Towered, With Long Mullioned windows, The Yellow-Grey Stone Roughened by Age And Tender-Hued with Lichens. Round It Clustered many Tombstones Tilted in all Directions. Behind The Church A Line Of Gnarled and Twisted yews. The Churchyard Was Full Of Fine Trees. On One Side A Magnificent Cedar; On The Other A Great Copper Beech. Here And There Among The Tombs And Headstones Many Beautiful Blossoming trees Rose From The Long Green Grass. The Laburnum Glowed in the June Afternoon Sunlight; The Lilac, The Hawthorn And The Clustering meadowsweet Which Fringed the Edge Of The Lazy Stream Mingled their Heavy Sweetness In sleepy Fragrance. The Yellow-Grey Crum [more]