On 16th November, 1870, Mr. Shchapoff, a Russian squire, the narrator, came home from a visit to a country town, Iletski, and found his family in some disarray. There lived with him his mother and his wife's mother, ladies of about sixty-nine,... Read more of The Dancing Devil at Scary Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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The Woman's Ghost Story
"Yes," she said, from her seat in the dark corner, "...

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

Clarimonde
THEOPHILE GAUTIER Brother, you ask me if I have ev...

Mark Twain's Story
Mark was smoking his cigar outside the door of his hous...

The Ash-tree
Everyone who has travelled over Eastern England knows t...

A Baffled Ambuscade
Connecting Readyville and Woodbury was a good, hard...

The Bright Scar
In 1867, Miss G., aged eighteen, died suddenly of chole...

The Ghost In Love
On the 15th day of the First Moon, in the second year...

Farm House 7 Flowers
Start not, gentle reader! We are not about to inflict u...

The Thing At Nolan
To the south of where the road between Leesville an...





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Queen Ulrica And The Countess Steenbock
When Queen Ulrica was dead, her corpse was placed in the usual way in an open coffin, in a room hung with black and lighted with numerous wax candles; a company of the king's guards did duty in the ante-room. O...