Manalive

Manalive

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MANALIVE

PART I
THE ENIGMAS OF INNOCENT SMITH

CHAPTER I
HOW THE GREAT WIND CAME TO BEACON HOUSE

WIND sprang high in the west like a wave of unreasonable happiness and tore eastward across England, trailing with it the frosty scent of forests and the cold intoxication of the sea. In a million holes and corners it refreshed a man like a flagon, and astonished him like a blow. In the inmost chambers of intricate and embowered houses it woke like a domestic explosion, littering the floor with some professor's papers till they seemed as precious as fugitive, or blowing . . .

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