Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I But when the leaves hang trembling The wind is passing by. Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I But when the trees bow down their heads The wind is passing by. ... Read more of THE WIND at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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And travellers now within that valley, Throu...

The Man Who Went Too Far
The little village of St. Faith's nestles in a hol...

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

Sir Hugh Ackland
The following remarkable fact shews the necessity of ...

Style Of Building—miscellaneous
Diversified as are the features of our country in clim...

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

The Dead Man And Anatomical Professor
Many, who were personally acquainted with Mr. Junker,...

Smith: An Episode In A Lodging-house
"When I was a medical student," began the doctor, hal...

What The Professor Saw
This story is not so painful as the one entitled "_Wh...

The Boy Who Was Caught
Nothing is more common in India than seeing a ghost. ...





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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, ...