Swooning, or slight mental mistiness, is not very unusual in ghost seers. The brother of a friend of my own, a man of letters and wide erudition, was, as a boy, employed in a shop in a town, say Wexington. The overseer was a dark, rather hecti... Read more of The Dead Shopman at Scary Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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The Stalls Of Barchester Cathedral
This matter began, as far as I am concerned, with the r...

The White Flag
A percentage of the South African Boers--how large or...

Has Presented It
But, in the drawings, the fragments were of different c...

Apparitions Of The Dead
Among the tall stories in Lucian's _Philopseudus_[79]...


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A Model Ghost Story
(Boston _Courier_, Aug. 10) A very singular story wh...

More Haunted Houses
A physician, as we have seen, got the better of the dem...

The Maniac Or Fatal Effects Of Wanton Mischief
Some years ago, a very intelligent, handsome, and pro...

Haunted Places
That houses are haunted and apparitions frequently se...

The Floating Wonder Or Female Spectre
The bridge over the river Usk, near Caerleon, in Wale...





E.F. BENSON




The Man Who Went Too Far
The little village of St. Faith's nestles in a hollow of wooded hill up on the north bank of the river Fawn in the county of Hampshire, huddling close round its gray Norman church as if for spiritual protection...


A quarter of an hour later he appeared again at the bottom of the lawn, dressed as before, his wet hair already drying into its crisp short curls again. There he paused a moment, looking back at the stream with the...