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The Restraining Hand
"About twenty years ago," writes Mrs. Elliot, "I receiv...

Love Rewarded
Lost in the heart of Peking, in one of the most peace...

The Dog O' Mause
Account of an apparition that appeared to William Souta...

Devon Bull
On lighter soils, with shorter pastures; or on hilly an...

The Specter Bridegroom
BY WASHINGTON IRVING On the summit of one of t...

Farm House 7 Chamber Plan
The chamber plan is simple, and will be readily compreh...

The Princess Nelumbo
Gleam-of-day was sleeping; his round face and high fo...

The Hand Of Glory
One evening, between the years 1790 and 1800, a tr...

The Vision Of The Bride
Colonel Meadows Taylor writes, in The Story of my Life ...

Iii
Wanderers in that happy valley Through two l...





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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, ...