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The Seven Who Were Hanged
by Leonid Andreyev
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Five young revolutionaries in their twenties, two women and three men are sentenced to death for an attempt to kill a Minister. Two others, with the same destiny, are imprisoned. One of these is a professional thief and a murderer, another one is a foolish peasant; he kills his own master. The condemned are locked-up in their individual cells, where in solitude they await the inevitable execution.

The author, with brilliant genius, provides vivid accounts of psychological torture that each unique character undergoes, from court verdict till the last journey - to the gallows!

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CHAPTER I

AT ONE O'CLOCK, YOUR EXCELLENCY!

As the Minister was a very stout man, inclined to apoplexy, they feared to arouse in

him any dangerous excitement, and it was with every possible precaution that they

informed him that a very serious attempt upon his life had been planned. When they saw that

he received the news calmly, even with a smile, they gave him, also, the details. The attempt was to be made on the following day at the time that he was to start out with his official report; several men,

terrorists, plans had already been betrayed by

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