431. If you take a baby in your arms for the first time, and at the same time wish, you will get your wish before the year is out. Quebec. 432. Take your Bible and wish. If it opens at and it came to pass, you will get your wish... Read more of Wishes at Superstitions.caInformational Site Network Informational
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Autumn-moon
In the town of Sou-tcheou a young man lived called L...

The Ash-tree
Everyone who has travelled over Eastern England knows t...

Jeanne D'arc
Upon her trial, as it is repeated by Chartier, she...

The House And The Brain
A friend of mine, who is a man of letters and a ph...


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Lost Hearts
It was, as far as I can ascertain, in September of the ...

The Doppel-ganger
So this was the old home--the cradle of his race! ...

The Ghostly Adventurer
About thirty years ago, some labouring mechanics met ...

Pontifex Of The God Bel
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The Ducks' Eggs
A little girl of the author's family kept ducks and was...





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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 ...