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Riding Home From Mess
In 1854, General Barter, C.B., was a subaltern in the 7...

Giles The Shepherd And Spectre
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Repentance Tower
SCENE I. TEMPTATION Late one spring evening not lo...

Prefatory
This work owes its appearance to the absence of any che...

The Coral Sprigs
Mrs. Weiss, of St. Louis, was in New York in January, 1...

The Drummer Of Cortachy
What ancient Scottish or Irish family has not its Fam...

In Tavistock Place {93}
"In the latter part of the autumn of 1878, between half...

Pearlin' Jean Of Allanbank
Few ghosts have obtained more notoriety than Pearlin'...

The Rose Garden
Mr and Mrs Anstruther were at breakfast in the parlour ...

The Bold Venture
The little fisher-town of Portstephen comprised two s...





"The Phantom World"




The Marquis De Rambouillet
The Marquis de Rambouillet, eldest brother of the Duchess of Montauzier, and the Marquis de Precy, eldest son of the family of Nantouillet, both of them between twenty and thirty, were intimate friends, and wen...

The Altheim Revenant
A monk of the Abbey of Toussaints relates that on the 9th of September 1625 a man named John Steinlin died at a place called Altheim, in the diocese of Constance. Steinlin was a man in easy circumstances, and a...

Denis Misanger
On Friday, the first day of May 1705, about five o'clock in the evening, Denis Misanger de la Richardiere, eighteen years of age, was attacked with an extraordinary malady, which began by a sort of lethargy. Th...

The Pied Piper
The following instance is so extraordinary, that I should not repeat it if the account were not attested by more than one writer, and also preserved in the public monuments of a considerable town of Upper Saxo...

The Ghostly Warriors Of Worms
The abbot of Ursperg, in his Chronicle, year 1123, says that in the territory of Worms they saw during many days a multitude of armed men, on foot and on horseback, going and coming with great noise, like peopl...