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THE BROKEN EGG.

Next morning, as soon as it was daylight, they went to see what had happened, and as they neared the spot where the house stood they found that it had disappeared altogether; not even a brick could be found, not a vestige remaining of the fine mansion. There was a great pit open in the ground, into which it had fallen, and all the inmates had been buried beneath—master, daughter, and servant!

Ourilhe.

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