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Bibliography: "The Pit and the Pendulum" by Poe, Edgar Allan
- "The Pit and the Pendulum"
- Poe, Edgar Allan
- Note Source
- The Professor's House Part I, Chap. 12
- Note Relating to Cather
- In The Professor's House, Godfrey St. Peter compares Robert Crane to the victim in Poe's story: "It's like 'The Pit and the Pendulum.' I feel as if the poor fellow [Crane] were strapped down on a revolving disk that comes around under the knife just so often."