Talking Book

Ideas Journal


Write up story of the effect produced by a deadly letter falling in the midst of a peaceful household, and scattering confusion before it was opened among the parties concerned. Burst into tears, and alarmed the neighborhood – had dreamed that something had gone horrendously wrong. On being asked what was in the letter, didn’t know.

Man turned to beast, the revenge of a conjurer: ‘Wolf you is en wolf you stays, All de rest er yo’ bawn days.’

John Green’s list of 43 remedies for insomnia. One was to cut a slit in your leg and put a seed in it – let it stay till it sprouts.

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