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THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER What is "the remarkable fact" concerning the Usher Family?

EDGAR ALLAN POE - "The Fall of the House of Usher"

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"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...