EDGAR ALLAN POE - "The Fall of the House of Usher"
Answers 2Add Yours
From the text:
"I had learned, too, the very remarkable fact, that the stem of the Usher race, all time-honored as it was, had put forth, at no period, any enduring branch; in other words, that the entire family lay in the direct line of descent, and had
always, with very trifling and very temporary variation, so lain."
The House of Usher
there house went down of fire...