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Edgar Allan Poe

“True, nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am, but why will say that I am mad?! The disease had sharpened my senses, not destroyed, not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute.”


Edgar Allan Poe, The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings
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The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings by Edgar Allan Poe
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