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The Hymn Of Donald Ban
O God that created me so helpless, Strengthen my belie...

The Open Door
Here again is something that is very peculiar and not...

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

The Devil Of Hjalta-stad {246}
The sheriff writes: "The Devil at Hjalta-stad was outs...

The Roll-call Of The Reef
A. T. QUILLER-COUCH "Yes, sir," said my host, the ...

The Red Lamp
Mr. Cooper says: "A fortnight before the death of the ...

One Does Not Always Eat What Is On The Table
By the light of a tallow candle which had been placed o...

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

The Arrears Of Teind
"Mr. Rutherford, of Bowland, a gentleman of landed prop...

Dr Duthoit's Vision
I knew a fine specimen of an English abbe when I w...





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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, ...