[The Moore House] was standing when Washington was a village. It antedates the Capitol and the White House. Built by a man of wealth, it bears to this day the impress of the large ideas and quiet elegance of colonial times; but the shadow which speedily fell across it made it a marked place even in those early days. While it has always escaped the hackneyed epithet of "haunted," families that have moved in have as quickly moved out, giving as their excuse that no happiness was to be found there and that sleep was impossible under its roof.
First Page:THE FILIGREE BALL
Anna Katherine Green
I "THE MOORE HOUSE?" II I ENTER III I REMAIN IV SIGNED, VERONICA V MASTER AND DOG VI GOSSIP VII SLY WORK VIII SLYER WORK IX JINNY X FRANCIS JEFFREY
XI DETAILS XII THRUST AND PARRY XIII CHIEFLY THRUST XIV "LET US HAVE TALLMAN!" XV WHITE BOW AND PINK XVI AN EGOTIST OF THE FIRST WATER XVII A FRESH START XVIII IN THE GRASS
XIX IN TAMPA XX "THE COLONEL'S OWN" XXI THE HEART OF THE PUZZLE XXII A THREAD IN HAND XXIII WORDS IN THE NIGHT XXIV TANTALIZING TACTICS XXV "WHO WILL TELL THE MAN!" XXVI RUDGE XXVII "YOU HAVE COME!"
THE FORBIDDEN ROOM
THE FILIGREE BALL
"THE MOORE HOUSE? ARE YOU SPEAKING OF THE MOORE HOUSE?"
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