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The Butter Dairy
This, if pursued on the same farm with the cheese dairy...

Notre Dame Des Eaux
West of St. Pol de Leon, on the sea-cliffs of Finiste...


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The Bounding Figure Of House Near Buckingham Terrace Edinburgh
No one is more interested in Psychical Investigation ...

The Haunted And The Haunters: Or The House And The Brain
A friend of mine, who is a man of letters and a ph...

The Hypochondriac Gentleman And The Jack-ass
A sober gentleman of very great respectability, who w...

Farm House 5 Construction
A house of this kind must, according to its locality, a...

Farm House 2 Interior Arrangement
The front door of this house opens into a small entry o...

The Ghost Of Peg Alley's Point
Peg Alley's Point is a long and narrow strip of wooded ...

The Ghostly Adventurer
About thirty years ago, some labouring mechanics met ...





My Gillie's Father's Story






Fishing in Sutherland, I had a charming companion in the gillie. He
was well educated, a great reader, the best of salmon fishers, and I
never heard a man curse William, Duke of Cumberland, with more
enthusiasm. His father, still alive, was second-sighted, and so, to a
moderate extent and without theory, was my friend. Among other
anecdotes (confirmed in writing by the old gentleman) was this:--

The father had a friend who died in the house which they both
occupied. The clothes of the deceased hung on pegs in the bedroom.
One night the father awoke, and saw a stranger examining and handling
the clothes of the defunct. Then came a letter from the dead man's
brother, inquiring about the effects. He followed later, and was the
stranger seen by my gillie's father.

Thus the living but absent may haunt a house both noisily and by
actual appearance. The learned even think, for very exquisite
reasons, that "Silverton Abbey" {192} is haunted noisily by a "spirit
of the living". Here is a case:--





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