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The Mummy's Foot
BY THEOPHILE GAUTIER I had sauntered idly into the s...

The Bright Scar
In 1867, Miss G., aged eighteen, died suddenly of chole...

A Genuine Ghost
(Philadelphia _Press_, March 25, 1884) DAYTON, O., M...

The Lady In Black
A ghost in a haunted house is seldom observed with anyt...

Granary
The illustration above needs but little description. Th...

Ghost Hunters Of Yesterday And To-day
Psychical research, of which so much mention has been...

The Scar In The Moustache
This story was told to the writer by his old head-maste...

Appearances Of The Dead
We now pass beyond the utmost limits to which a "scient...

On The Leads
Having realised a competence in Australia, and having...

The Cry Of The Peacock
'Damn the dice!' cried the elder of the two players, ...





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The Rival Ghosts
The good ship sped on her way across the calm Atlantic. It was an outward passage, according to the little charts which the company had charily distributed, but most of the passengers were homeward bound, afte...

One Does Not Always Eat What Is On The Table
By the light of a tallow candle which had been placed on one end of a rough table a man was reading something written in a book. It was an old account book, greatly worn; and the writing was not, apparently, very l...

What May Happen In A Field Of Wild Oats
". . . The sun had hardly risen when we left the house. We were looking for quail, each with a shotgun, but we had only one dog. Morgan said that our best ground was beyond a certain ridge that he pointed out, and ...

A Man Though Naked May Be In Rags
The coroner rose from his seat and stood beside the dead man. Lifting an edge of the sheet he pulled it away, exposing the entire body, altogether naked and showing in the candle-light a claylike yellow. It had, ho...

An Explanation From The Tomb
In the diary of the late Hugh Morgan are certain interesting entries having, possibly, a scientific value as suggestions. At the inquest upon his body the book was not put in evidence; possibly the coroner thought ...