BY OVID (ADAPTED) Long ago, in the ancient world, there was born to the blue-eyed Nymph Liriope, a beautiful boy, whom she called Narcissus. An oracle foretold at his birth that he should be happy and live to a good old age if he "never saw ... Read more of Echo And Narcissus at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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The Seeress Of Prevorst
Modern spiritism, as every student of that fascinatin...

Farm Barn Under-ground Plan And Yard
The most economical plan, for room in tying cattle in t...

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

The Watseka Wonder
When the biography of the late Richard Hodgson is wri...

Mareschal Saxe And The Haunted Castle
The following very remarkable adventure, which befel ...

Wandering Willie's Tale
Ye maun have heard of Sir Robert Redgauntlet of th...

The Woman In Green
At this time, in the Pavilion-of-the-guests, in the ...

Sir A Turner's Psychic Experiences
General Sir Alfred Turner's psychic experiences, w...

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

The Bridal Party
In Benares, the sacred city of the Hindus, situated i...





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His Dead Wife's Photograph
This story created a sensation when it was first told. It appeared in the papers and many big Physicists and Natural Philosophers were, at least so they thought, able to explain the phenomenon. I shall narrate th...

The Major's Lease
A curious little story was told the other day in a certain Civil Court in British India. A certain military officer, let us call him Major Brown, rented a house in one of the big Cantonment stations wh...

The Open Door
Here again is something that is very peculiar and not very uncommon. We, myself and three other friends of mine, were asked by another friend of ours to pass a week's holiday at the suburban residence o...

What Uncle Saw
This story need not have been written. It is too sad and too mysterious, but since reference has been made to it in this book, it is only right that readers should know this sad account. Uncle was a ve...

The Boy Who Was Caught
Nothing is more common in India than seeing a ghost. Every one of us has seen ghost at some period of his existence; and if we have not actually seen one, some other person has, and has given us such a vivid desc...

The Starving Millionaire
This story was also in the papers. It created a sensation at the time, now it has been almost forgotten. The story shows that black art with all its mysteries is not a thing of the past. This was what happened....

The Bridal Party
In Benares, the sacred city of the Hindus, situated in the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, there is a house which is famed pretty far and wide. It is said that the house is haunted and that no human being can ...

Footnote:
[2] Since the publication of the first edition "Hasting House" has been converted into an Indian Rugby for the benefit of the cadets of the rich families in Bengal. ...

A Strange Incident
When I was at college there happened what was a most inexplicable incident. The matter attracted some attention at that time, but has now been forgotten as it was really not so very extraordinary. The police in...

What The Professor Saw
This story is not so painful as the one entitled "_What Uncle Saw_." How we wish that uncle had seen something else, but all the same how glad we are that uncle did not see what the professor saw. The professor is...

'talks' With Mr Stead
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Sir A Turner's Psychic Experiences
General Sir Alfred Turner's psychic experiences, which he related to the London Spiritualist Alliance on May 7, in the salon of the Royal Society of British Artists, cover a very wide field, and they ...

The Boy Possessed
I think it was in 1906 that in one of the principle cities in India the son of a rich man became ill. He had high fever and delirium and in his insensible state he was constantly talking in a language which was so...

A Supernatural Phenomenon
Sir, It may probably interest your readers to read the account of a supernatural phenomenon that occurred, a few days ago, in the house of B. Rasiklal Mitra, B.A., district surveyor, Hamirpur. He has ...

Permeshwar Dayal Amist, Ba,
_July 9._ _Vakil, High Court_ ...

The Examination Paper
This is a story which I believe. Of course, this is not my personal experience; but it has been repeated by so many men, who should have witnessed the incident, with such wonderful accuracy that I cannot but beli...