Casting the Runes, and Other Ghost Stories - A School Story and The Rose Garden Summary & Analysis

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A School Story and The Rose Garden Summary

A SCHOOL STORY

Two men are sitting in a smoking room, talking about their private school days. They talk about the legends that had gone around during their school days. One tells the other about something that happened as his own school. One term, a new master named Sampson comes to the school, and the boys try to impress him. The master carries around a coin labeled with his initials, G.W.S. Sampson teaches the boys Latin grammar. One day, during class, something odd happens. They have to write sentences about what they remember. One boy finds himself compelled to write something odd. Another time they have to make sentences, and one of the papers makes Sampson run out of the room. The narrator finds the paper, which says, "If you don't come to...

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