One of my favorite books growing up was the short horror story collection Short & Shivery, which featured retellings of ghost, monster and ghoul stories accompanied by various illustrations. One of my favorite illustrations was from a retelling of Washington Irving's The Adventure of the German Student. The full original version of the story can be read here.
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"You should not be out here at this hour, exposed to the fury of such a storm. I beg you, permit me to take you to some friends."
In answer, she merely pointed to the guillotine, and shook her head. “I have no friend on earth.”
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