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Croglin Grange
"Fisher," said the Captain, "may sound a very pleb...

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

The Lord Warden's Tomb
My companion had surprised me by a sudden change of d...

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

The Ventriloquist
The following anecdote is related by Adrianus Turnibi...

The Inextinguishable Candle Of The Old White House
There was once a house, known as The Old White House, t...

The Dog In The Haunted Room
The author's friend, Mr. Rokeby, lives, and has lived f...

The Philosopher Gassendi And The Haunted Bed-room
In one of the letters of this celebrated philosopher,...

Haunted Houses In Or Near Dublin
Of all species of ghostly phenomena, that commonly kn...

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





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An Arrest
Having murdered his brother-in-law, Orrin Brower of Kentucky was a fugitive from justice. From the county jail where he had been confined to await his trial he had escaped by knocking down his jailer with an iron bar, robbing him...

A Man With Two Lives
Here is the queer story of David William Duck, related by himself. Duck is an old man living in Aurora, Illinois, where he is universally respected. He is commonly known, however, as "Dead Duck." "In the autumn of 1866 I was a...

Three And One Are One
In the year 1861 Barr Lassiter, a young man of twenty-two, lived with his parents and an elder sister near Carthage, Tennessee. The family were in somewhat humble circumstances, subsisting by cultivation of a small and not very f...

A Baffled Ambuscade
Connecting Readyville and Woodbury was a good, hard turnpike nine or ten miles long. Readyville was an outpost of the Federal army at Murfreesboro; Woodbury had the same relation to the Confederate army at Tullahoma. For months ...