The Lady in Black The Lady in Black
By Eleanor H. Porter ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) The house was very still. In the little room over the porch, the Lady in... The Lady in Black

By Eleanor H. Porter
ReadOasis Step 2
(Part 1)

The house was very still. In the little room over the porch, the Lady in Black sat alone. Near her, a child’s white dress lay across a chair. On the floor at her feet lay a tiny pair of shoes. A doll hung over a chair. A toy soldier occupied the little table by the bed.

And the whole room was silent. It was the strange silence that comes only when the clock has stopped ticking.

The clock stood on the shelf near the end of the bed. The Lady in Bla...

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