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

The Dwarf Hunters
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The Dog In The Haunted Room
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The Merewigs
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The Daemon Of Spraiton In Devon {111} Anno 1682
"About the month of November in the year 1682, in the p...

The Ideot's Funeral
The following extraordinary affair happened about ten...

Extraordinary Double Dream Without Any Corresponding Event
The late Reverend Mr. Joseph Wilkins, a dissenting cl...





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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