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Some Famous Ghosts Of The National Capitol
(Philadelphia _Press_, Oct. 2, 1898) The Capitol at ...

A Ghost That Will Not Down
(Cincinnati _Enquirer_, Sept. 30, 1884) GRANTSVILLE,...

A Man With His Head On Fire And Covered With Blood
The following singular adventure is related by a mili...

Dream Of Mr Perceval's Murder
"SUNDHILL, December, 1832. "[Some account of a dream...

Dorothy Durant
A schoolboy named Bligh, who went to Launceston Gr...

Queen Mary's Jewels
"I have had a strange dream about your ring" (a "medall...

The Spectre Bridegroom
Long, long ago a farmer named Lenine lived in Bosc...

A Genuine Ghost
(Philadelphia _Press_, March 25, 1884) DAYTON, O., M...

The Hymn Of Donald Ban
O God that created me so helpless, Strengthen my belie...

An "astral Body"
Mr. Sparks and Mr. Cleave, young men of twenty and nine...





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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