The Fall of the House of Usher

In the story the narrator is reading, the dragon shrieks when Ethelred kills him. What does the narrator hear in the house?


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Here again I paused abruptly, and now with a feeling of wild amazement — for there could be no doubt whatever that, in this instance, I did actually hear (although from what direction it proceeded I found it impossible to say) a low and apparently distant, but harsh, protracted, and most unusual screaming or grating sound — the exact counterpart of what my fancy had already conjured up as the sound of the dragon’s unnatural shriek as described by the romancer.


The Fall of the House of Usher