The Hanging

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  • Created on: 05-05-11 17:35


  • sodden morning of the rains


  • A sickly light, like yellow tinfoil, was slanting over the high walls into the jail yard.


  • small animal


  • brown silent men were squatting at the inner bars


  • a puny wisp of a man


  • vague liquid eyes


  • breakfast till this job's over.'

  • A dreadful thing had happened - a dog


  • bounding among us with a loud volley of barks


  • it had made a dash for the prisoner, and jumping up tried to lick his face


  • aghast, too taken aback


  • danced and gambolled


  • straining and whimpering.


  • he stepped slightly aside to avoid a puddle on the path.


  • mystery, the unspeakable wrongness


  • one mind less, one world less.


  • 'Ram! Ram! Ram! Ram! Ram!'


  • as dead as a stone.


  • 'He's all right


  • Several people laughed - at what, nobody seemed certain.


  • The dead man was a hundred yards away.


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