An out-of-towner accidentally drives his car into a deep ditch on the side of a country road. Luckily a farmer happened by with his big old horse named Benny. The man asked for help. The farmer said Benny could pull his car out. So he backed Benn... Read more of Horse power at Free Jokes.caInformational Site Network Informational
Privacy

Home Ghost Stories Categories Authors Books Search

Ghost Stories

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

Number 13
Among the towns of Jutland, Viborg justly holds a high ...

The Dwarf Hunters
The heavy summer in the South is particularly hard to...

'meenister' Machiavelli
The soul of the Minister of Bleakhope was disquieted ...

The Stalls Of Barchester Cathedral
This matter began, as far as I am concerned, with the r...

The Examination Paper
This is a story which I believe. Of course, this is n...

The Beresford Ghost
"There is at Curraghmore, the seat of Lord Waterford, i...

Autumn-moon
In the town of Sou-tcheou a young man lived called L...

The Lost Key
Lady X., after walking in a wood near her house in Irel...

The Nocturnal Disturbers
The following authentic story is related by Dr. Plot,...





Lacy Collison-morley




Visions Of The Dead In Sleep
In most of the Greek and Roman stories that survive, the wraiths of the dead are represented as revisiting their friends on earth in sleep. These instances I have not, as a rule, troubled to collect, for they can...

The Power Of The Dead To Return To Earth
Though there is no period at which the ancients do not seem to have believed in a future life, continual confusion prevails when they come to picture the existence led by man in the other world, as we see from th...

The Belief In Ghosts In Greece And Rome
Ghost stories play a very subordinate part in classical literature, as is only to be expected. The religion of the hard-headed, practical Roman was essentially formal, and consisted largely in the exact performanc...

Stories Of Haunting
In a letter to Sura[30] the younger Pliny gives us what may be taken as a prototype of all later haunted-house stories. At one time in Athens there was a roomy old house where nobody could be induced to live. In ...

Necromancy
The belief that it was possible to call up the souls of the dead by means of spells was almost universal in antiquity. We know that even Saul, who had himself cut off those that had familiar spirits and the wizar...

Apparitions Of The Dead
Among the tall stories in Lucian's _Philopseudus_[79] is an amusing account of a man whose wife, whom he loved dearly, appeared to him after she had been dead for twenty days. He had given her a splendid funeral, ...