Certain houses, like certain persons, manage somehow to proclaim at once their character for evil. In the case of the latter, no particular feature need betray them; they may boast an open countenance and an ingenuous smile; and yet a little of their company leaves...

I was summoned from Calcutta to the heart of India to perform a difficult surgical operation on one of the women of a great rajahโ€™s household. I found the rajah a man of a noble character, but possessed, as I afterwards discovered, of a sense...

I. From the Dark Of Herbert West, who was my friend in college and in after life, I can speak only with extreme terror. This terror is not due altogether to the sinister manner of his recent disappearance, but was engendered by the whole nature of...

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