A certain cyclopaedia has the following curious problem, I am told: "Place fifteen sheep in four pens so that there shall be the same number of sheep in each pen." No answer whatever is vouchsafed, so I thought I would investigate the matter. I saw t... Read more of THOSE FIFTEEN SHEEP. at Math Puzzle.caInformational Site Network Informational
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[2] Since the publication of the first edition "Hasting...

An Essay On Ghosts And Apparitions
There is no folly more predominant, in the country at...

Powys Castle
It had been for some time reported in the neighbou...

The Gardener's Ghost
Perhaps the latest ghost in a court of justice (except ...

The Dead Shopman
Swooning, or slight mental mistiness, is not very unusu...

The Stalls Of Barchester Cathedral
MONTAGUE RHODES JAMES This matter began, as far as...

The Man At The Lift
In the same way, in August, 1890, a lady in a Boston ho...

The Mysterious Sketch
ERCKMANN-CHATRIAN I Opposite the chapel of Sain...

Erichtho
When Sextus sought Erichtho he chose his time in t...

A Haunted Island
The following events occurred on a small island of is...





ARCHDEACON HARE'S Autobiography




Croglin Grange
"Fisher," said the Captain, "may sound a very plebeian name, but this family is of very ancient lineage, and for many hundreds of years they have possessed a very curious old place in Cumberland, which bears th...