THE EVIL EYE

by Mary Shelley. Originally Published in The Keepsake, 1829. Years after the murder of his wife, Dmitri of the Evil Eye decides to take revenge on his privileged younger brother! The wild Albanian kirtled to his knee, With shawl-girt head, and ornamented gun, And gold-embroider'd garments, fair to see; The crimson-scarfed man of Macedon.--Lord Byron.[*] [* Childe Harold II. lviii] The Moreot, Katusthius Ziani, travelled wearily, and in fear of its robber-inhabitants, through the pashalik of Yannina; yet he had no cause for dread. Did he arrive, tired and hungry, in a solitary village--did he Continue reading