The Lamp of Fate by Margaret Pedler

Etext prepared by Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com and John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz THE LAMP OF FATE BY MARGARET PEDLER Then to the rolling Heav’n itself I cried, Asking, “What Lamp of Destiny to guide Her little Children stumbling in the Dark?” And–“A blind Understanding!” Heaven replied. The “Rubaiyat” of Omar Khayyam. To AUDREY HEATH DEAR AUDREY: I always

The Hermit of Far End by Margaret Pedler

Etext prepared by Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com and John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz THE HERMIT OF FAR END By Margaret Pedler First Published 1920. PROLOGUE It was very quiet within the little room perched high up under the roof of Wallater’s Buildings. Even the glowing logs in the grate burned tranquilly, without any of those brisk cracklings and sputterings
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