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Casting the Runes, and Other Ghost Stories Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Uncommon Prayer-Book Summary

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The Uncommon Prayer-Book Summary

Mr. Davidson plans to do some work and travel a little while his family is out of town. He goes on a short trip, planning to walk back home, when he meets an old man. The man talks of an estate called Brookstone where his daughter is the wife of the caretaker. He tells him of a chapel there that interests Davidson, who decides to visit. The man's daughter, Mrs. Porter, tells him how the eight prayer books in the chapel are always opened to the same page, but they do not know who does it. She closes the books each time she comes in to clean. Back at the hotel, Davidson meets a strange man who seems to have an evil purpose about him. Davidson resolves to come back on St. Mark's Day on April 25, because the page the prayer-books are open...

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