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Poltergeists
Poltergeist is the term assigned to those apparently ...

Anne Walker
In the year 1680, at Lumley, a hamlet near Chester...

Tom Cypher's Phantom Engine
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Rabbitry
A, the doe's hutches, with nest boxes attached. B, hu...

"put Out The Light!"
The Rev. D. W. G. Gwynne, M.D., was a physician in holy...

The Iron Cage
[As you express a wish to know what credit is to b...

The Hammersmith Ghost
In the year 1804, the inhabitants of Hammersmith were...

The Deathbed Of Louis Xiv
"Here is a strange story that the Duc d'Orleans told me...

Glamis Castle
Of all the hauntings in Scotland, none has gained suc...

General Suggestions
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The Lost Key






Lady X., after walking in a wood near her house in Ireland, found that
she had lost an important key. She dreamed that it was lying at the
root of a certain tree, where she found it next day, and her theory is
the same as that of Mr. A., the owner of the lost cheque. {11c}

As a rule dreams throw everything into a dramatic form. Some one
knocks at our door, and the dream bases a little drama on the noise;
it constructs an explanatory myth, a myth to account for the noise,
which is acted out in the theatre of the brain.

To take an instance, a disappointing one:--





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